If you use a script-driven platform for your website, it stores its data inside a database and the more substantial the site gets, the more information it stores. For instance, if you start a web store, the size of the database the e-commerce script uses will increase whenever you add more products. Exactly the same applies for a forum script - the more users that register and the more responses they post, the more substantial the database. If your Internet sites become more popular or you simply want to include more content, this might be a problem in the event that your website hosting account has limited database storage area. The specific effect of reaching the limit will be depends on the script - the site may work properly, but you may not be able to include any new content; the site could be viewed with errors; or, in the worst scenario, your whole website could simply go offline.

MySQL Database Storage in Shared Web Hosting

Due to our custom cloud web hosting platform, we could offer unlimited space for the MySQL databases which you create in your shared web hosting account. In contrast to many web hosting providers which run everything on just a single web server, we have a whole cluster that handles just the databases and nothing else. Consequently, not only is the efficiency better, but the cluster capacity is also limitless as we can add more web servers anytime if required. That way your websites can keep growing with no limitations. You could import or export any database no matter its size through the Hepsia website hosting CP and the phpMyAdmin tool, which you can use to manage your databases. If you'd like assistance, you could always take a look at our video lessons or get in touch with our support representatives who will assist you with any database-related questions within the hour.

MySQL Database Storage in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages that we provide use a custom cloud platform in which the files, databases and emails are handled by their own clusters of web servers. Simply put, if you use this kind of plan, you will no longer have to worry about the size of your databases as there is practically no restriction for the database space - we could keep adding as many hard drives or whole machines to the cluster as required. For that reason, any MySQL-based site which you host inside the semi-dedicated account can easily develop without any limits. With the phpMyAdmin tool, which could be accessed from the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you shall be able to import or export your databases with several clicks irrespective of how big they are. In case you don't have previous experience with such matters, you could always ask our tech support team for assistance.