If you use a script-driven application for your site, any data that both you and the site users generate will be stored in a database - a collection of info, that is arranged in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is done by using special software called database management system and one of the most well-known ones around the globe is MySQL. A wide range of script apps are built to work with MySQL as it's convenient to use, it works perfectly on a website hosting server and it is universal as it can perform with well-known web programming languages (Python, Perl, PHP, Java) and on a number of server Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX). There are hundreds of scripts that use MySQL, including popular ones such as Moodle, Joomla and WordPress.
MySQL 5 Databases in Website Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel that comes with our Linux website hosting will permit you to control all your MySQL databases with ease. It requires just a couple of mouse clicks to create a completely new database and with one more click you can back it up if you'd like to have a copy before you update your web site, for example. You will be able to modify the password, erase a database or permit remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you could opt for the IP addresses that'll be able to connect to the database remotely so as to make sure that unauthorized people will not be able to access your data. If you wish to view the database content or edit any cell or table from the CP, you should use phpMyAdmin, an effective web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven apps shall also be easy as our script installer will create a database for the script that you have selected automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting
All of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting come with MySQL 5 support and the management of your databases shall be very easy. With just a few clicks you are able to create a completely new database, delete an existing one or change its password. The Hepsia website hosting Control Panel will also give you access to far more advanced functions including a one-click backup and remote access. For the latter option, you can add only the IP address of your personal computer to ensure that nobody else will be able to access your information. In this way, you can manage the content of any database in the account using any application on your personal computer. If you'd rather to do this online, you may use the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available via Hepsia. You shall also be able to see hourly and day-to-day MySQL statistics, which will show you how your Internet sites perform and if any of them has to be optimized.