If you use a script-driven app for your website, any info that both you and the site users generate will be stored in a database - a collection of info, which is organized in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is done by employing special software referred to as database management system and one of the most well-known ones world-wide is MySQL. A large amount of script apps are created to work with MySQL because it is easy to use, it works exceptionally well on a web server and it's also universal as it can function with common web programming languages (Java, Perl, Python, PHP) and on numerous hosting server OS (Linux, UNIX, Windows). There are literally thousands of scripts that use MySQL, including popular ones such as WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.

MySQL 5 Databases in Website Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel included with our Linux website hosting service allows you to manage all your MySQL databases without difficulty. It requires only a couple of clicks to create a completely new database and with one more click you can back it up if you would like to have a copy before you update your site, for example. You will be able to modify the password, erase a database or allow remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you'll be able to choose the IP addresses that'll be able to connect to the database remotely so as to ensure that unauthorized people will not be able to access your information. If you'd like to view the database content or modify any cell or table from the Control Panel, you can use phpMyAdmin, an efficient web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven apps shall also be quite simple as our script installer will set up a database for the script which you have selected automatically.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

All of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting service offer MySQL 5 support and the administration of your databases shall be quite simple. With only a couple of clicks you will be able to create a whole new database, erase an existing one or change its password. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel will also offer you access to far more advanced features like a one-click backup and remote access. For the latter option, you can add only the IP address of your computer to make sure that no one else will be able to access your data. This way, you can manage the content of any database in the account through any app on your PC. If you want to do this online, you could use the phpMyAdmin tool, which is available through Hepsia. You'll also be able to look at hourly and daily MySQL statistics, that will show you how your Internet sites perform and if any one of them has to be optimized.