MySQL is among the most widely used database management systems out there. A database is a set of cells with info that are structured in tables and the control system is the piece of software that links the information to a script app. As an example, a forum stores all usernames, avatars, posts and so forth within a database and each time a website visitor opens a particular thread, the forum script connects to the database and “calls” the content which ought to be displayed on a certain page. MySQL is really popular due to its superb functionality, simplicity and the fact that it can work with lots of popular scripting languages like PHP, Python, Perl, etc. All dynamic sites that are designed with a script-driven app need some form of database and some of the most popular ones such as Joomla, Moodle, Mambo and WordPress employ MySQL.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated services provide MySQL 5 support and the administration of your databases will be really easy. With only a few clicks you will be able to set up a whole new database, remove an existing one or modify its password. The Hepsia hosting CP will also provide you with access to much more advanced functions like a one-click backup and remote accessibility. For the latter option, you could include only the IP address of your personal computer to make sure that nobody else will be able to access your data. This way, you can manage the content of any database in the account using any application on your PC. If you want to do this online, you should use the phpMyAdmin tool, that's available through Hepsia. You will also be able to see hourly and day-to-day MySQL stats, that will show you how your Internet sites perform and if any of them should be optimized.