If you use a script-driven app for your website, any info that both you and the site users create shall be stored within a database - an accumulation of info, that is organized in cells and tables for simpler reading and writing. The latter is accomplished by using special software called database management system and one of the most famous ones world-wide is MySQL. A lot of script applications are created to work with MySQL since it’s convenient to use, it works very well on a web server and it's also universal as it can function with widely used web programming languages (PHP, Java, Perl, Python) and on a variety of web server Operating Systems (UNIX, Linux, Windows). There are thousands of scripts which use MySQL, including extremely popular ones like WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.

MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel offered with our Linux shared hosting will enable you to take care of all your MySQL databases easily. It requires just a couple of mouse clicks to set up a completely new database and with just one more click you can back it up if you'd like to have a copy before you update your website, for example. You will be able to change the password, delete a database or permit remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you could pick the IP addresses that will be able to connect to the database remotely in order to ensure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your information. If you want to view the database content or edit any cell or table through the Control Panel, you may use phpMyAdmin, an excellent web-based interface. Using any one of our script-driven applications will also be very easy as our script installer will create a database for the script which you have chosen 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 hosting since we have the latest version set up on all servers - MySQL 5. Through our in-house built Hepsia web hosting CP, you shall be able to swiftly create or erase a database, change its password, back it up with just 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'll have 2 options - either employing the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available inside the Control Panel, or using an app installed on your computer considering the fact that we support remote database access. For the latter option, you will need to include your IP address from the web hosting account first as an additional level of security against unauthorized access to your info.