MySQL 5 Databases
Learn why virtually every web site online now uses MySQL databases and how they work.
When you use a script-driven application for your Internet site, any information that both you and the site users generate shall be stored in a database - an accumulation of information, which is arranged in cells and tables for simplier and easier reading and writing. The latter is done by using special software called database management system and one of the most widely used ones globally is MySQL. A number of script applications are designed to work with MySQL since it’s easy to use, it performs really well on a hosting server and it is universal as it can work with popular web programming languages (PHP, Java, Perl, Python) and on a number of hosting server Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX). There are huge amounts of scripts which use MySQL, including popular ones for instance WordPress, Joomla™ and Moodle.
MySQL 5 Databases in Web Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel offered with our web hosting plans
will permit you to control all your MySQL databases effortlessly. It requires just a couple of clicks to set up a brand new database and with 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 change the password, remove a database or permit remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you can choose the IP addresses that will be able to connect to the database remotely to make sure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your information. If you would like to see the database content or change any cell or table from the CP, you may use phpMyAdmin, an efficient web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven applications shall also be super easy as our script installer will set up a database for the script which you have picked automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated plans
offer MySQL 5 support and the management of your databases will be quite simple. With just a few mouse clicks you'll be able to create a new database, erase an existing one or change its password. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel will also offer you access to far more advanced functions such as a one-click backup and remote accessibility. For the latter option, you could add only the IP address of your PC to make sure that no one else will be able to access your information. Thus, you can manage the content of any database inside the account via any application on your personal computer. If you prefer to do this online, you should use the phpMyAdmin tool, which is available via Hepsia. You will also be able to see hourly and day-to-day MySQL statistics, which will show you how your sites perform and if any of them has to be optimized.