MySQL is among the most popular database management systems available. A database is a collection of cells with info that are arranged in tables and the control system is the software that links the data to a script app. For instance, a forum stores all usernames, avatars, posts etc inside a database and each time a site visitor opens a particular thread, the forum script connects to the database and “calls” the content that ought to be shown on a specific page. MySQL is very popular because of its terrific efficiency, ease of use and the fact that it can work with many popular scripting languages such as PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera. All dynamic Internet sites which are built with a script-driven application need some kind of database and many of the most popular ones such as Joomla, Moodle, Mambo and WordPress use MySQL.

MySQL 5 Databases in Website Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia CP included with our website hosting will allow you to control all your MySQL databases effortlessly. It requires just a couple of mouse clicks to set up a brand new database and with just one more click you may back it up if you'd like to have a copy before you update your web site, for example. You will be able to change the password, delete a database or enable remote access to it just as fast. For the latter option you'll be able to choose the IP addresses that will be able to connect to the database remotely so as to ensure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your info. If you want to view the database content or modify any cell or table using the Control Panel, you can 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 set up a database for the script which you have picked automatically.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to use any script that requires MySQL with all of our semi-dedicated servers considering the fact that we have the latest version installed on all servers - MySQL 5. Through our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you will be able to swiftly set up or delete a database, change its password, back it up with a single mouse click or examine the hourly and daily access stats for it. If you want to manage the content of a database directly, not via a script, you will have 2 options - either using the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available in the CP, or using an app installed on your laptop or computer considering the fact that we support remote database access. For the aforementioned option, you will have to add your IP address from the web hosting account first as an additional level of protection against unauthorized access to your data.