If you use a script-driven app for your site, any information that both you and the website users produce will be stored inside a database - an accumulation of info, that's 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 well-known ones around the globe is MySQL. A lot of script applications are created to work with MySQL since it is simple to use, it works really well on a server and it's universal as it can perform with famous web programming languages (PHP, Java, Perl, Python) and on various server OS (UNIX, Linux, Windows). There are hundreds of scripts which use MySQL, including popular ones like WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.

MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Hosting

Setting up or changing a MySQL database shall be very simple with each one of our shared hosting plans. This can be done through our feature-rich Hepsia CP where you can create or delete a database, set up a backup with just a single mouse click or take advantage of the efficient phpMyAdmin tool in order to edit cells and tables or import a whole database if you are moving a script-driven site from another hosting provider. You can even enable remote access to any database inside your account and select from what IP addresses the connection shall be established, in order to ensure the security of your information. If you choose to employ any of the script platforms which we offer with our script installer, you'll not need to do anything simply because our system will set up a brand new database and link it to the site automatically. If you face any difficulties to manage your databases, you can check our help articles and educational videos or communicate with our tech support.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

MySQL 5 is one of the database management systems provided with our semi-dedicated hosting plans and you shall be able to set up and use any script application which requires a MySQL database without any difficulty. Our sophisticated Hepsia CP will give you complete control of any database that you create - you could change its password with a mouse click, export or import content and even access it remotely through an app installed on your personal computer. To ensure that nobody else will be able to use the latter option, you will need to add your IP address in the CP just before you are able to access the database. If you want a web interface to control a particular database, Hepsia will give you access to the feature-rich phpMyAdmin tool using which you can edit specific cells and tables or run MySQL commands through your Internet browser.