MySQL is one of the most widespread database admin systems in existence. A database is a set of cells with info that are structured in tables and the control system is the piece of software that links the data to a script app. As an illustration, a forum stores all usernames, avatars, posts and so forth inside a database and every single time a website visitor opens a given thread, the forum script connects to the database and “calls” the content that should be shown on a particular page. MySQL is extremely popular because of its terrific performance, simplicity of use and the fact that it can operate with lots of popular scripting languages such as PHP, Python, Perl, etc. All dynamic sites that are developed with a script-driven app need some form of database and many of the most popular ones like Joomla™, Moodle, Mambo and WordPress work with MySQL.
MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Web Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel offered with our shared web hosting service
will enable you to manage all your MySQL databases without difficulty. It takes just a few clicks to create a new database and with only one more click you could back it up if you'd like to have a copy before you update your website, for instance. You will be able to modify the password, erase a database or allow remote access to it just as fast. For the latter option you can opt for the IP addresses that will be able to connect to the database remotely in order to make sure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your information. If you want to see the database content or change any cell or table from the CP, you can use phpMyAdmin, an efficient web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven apps will also be easy as our script installer will set up a database for the script you have picked automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers
You'll be able to use any script that requires MySQL with each of our semi-dedicated servers
since we have the newest version set up on all web servers - MySQL 5. Via our in-house built Hepsia web hosting CP, you will be able to swiftly create or delete a database, change its password, back it up with a single click or check the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you would like to manage the content of a database directly, not via a script, you shall have 2 options - either employing the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available in the Control Panel, or using an application installed on your laptop or computer given that we support remote database access. For the latter option, you'll have to add your IP address from the web hosting account first as an additional level of security against unauthorized access to your data.