MySQL 5 Databases
Find out what relational databases are and whether using MySQL databases can be beneficial for your websites and apps.
If you use a script-driven application for your Internet site, any info which both you and the site users produce shall be stored within a database - a collection of info, that's structured in cells and tables for simplier and easier reading and writing. The latter is done through special software called database management system and one of the most widely used ones around the globe is MySQL. A large amount of script applications are designed to work with MySQL as it is convenient to use, it functions exceptionally well on a hosting server and it's also universal as it can function with common web programming languages (Java, PHP, Perl, Python) and on various hosting server Operating Systems (Windows, UNIX, Linux). There are hundreds of scripts which use MySQL, including extremely popular ones for instance WordPress, Joomla™ and Moodle.
MySQL 5 Databases in Web Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel included with our Linux web hosting packages
will allow you to manage all your MySQL databases without difficulty. It takes just a couple of mouse clicks to create a completely new database and with just one more click you can back it up if you want to have a copy before you update your web site, for example. You will be able to change the password, remove a database or permit remote access to it just as fast. For the latter option you can choose the IP addresses which will be able to connect to the database remotely in order to make sure that unauthorized people won't be able to access your data. If you'd like to see the database content or modify any cell or table through the Control Panel, you may use phpMyAdmin, an effective web-based interface. Using any one of our script-driven apps will also be very easy as our script installer will set up a database for the script you have picked out automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You shall be able to use any script that requires MySQL with all of our Linux semi-dedicated packages
since we have the most up-to-date version installed on all machines - MySQL 5. Through our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll be able to swiftly set up 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 want to handle the content of a database directly, not through a script, you will have 2 options - either using the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available inside the Control Panel, or using an application set up on your computer considering the fact that we support remote database access. For the latter option, you'll need to add your IP address through the web hosting account first as an additional level of security against unauthorized access to your information.