If you use a script-driven app for your website, any data which both you and the site users create shall be stored within a database - an accumulation of information, that's organized in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is accomplished by using special software called database management system and one of the most well-known ones globally is MySQL. A large amount of script apps are designed to work with MySQL as it is user-friendly, it works perfectly on a web hosting server and it is universal as it can function with famous web programming languages (PHP, Java, Perl, Python) and on various hosting server OS (Windows, UNIX, Linux). There are thousands of scripts which use MySQL, including quite popular ones such as Moodle, Joomla and WordPress.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

All our semi-dedicated servers provide MySQL 5 support and the administration of your databases shall be easy. With only a couple of clicks you'll be able to create a whole new database, remove an existing one or alter its password. The Hepsia web hosting CP will also offer you access to much more advanced functions like a one-click backup and remote access. For the latter option, you could add only the IP address of your personal computer to make certain that nobody else is going to be able to access your data. In this way, you can handle the content of any database in the account through any application on your personal computer. If you prefer to do this online, you can use the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available via Hepsia. You shall also be able to observe hourly and daily MySQL statistics, which will show you how your sites perform and if any of them needs to be optimized.