If you use a script-driven platform for your Internet site, it stores its info inside a database and the bigger the Internet site gets, the more data it stores. For example, if you launch an e-store, the size of the database that the e-commerce script uses shall increase any time you add more products. The exact same is valid for a forum script - the more users that register and the more opinions they post, the more substantial the database. If your websites become more popular or you would like to include more content, this can develop into a problem in the event that your Internet hosting account has limited database storage area. The exact effect of reaching the limit will be depends on the script - the Internet site may work adequately, but you may not be able to add any new information; the site may be displayed with errors; or, in the worst scenario, your whole website might go offline.
MySQL Database Storage in Web Hosting
We use a groundbreaking cloud website hosting platform and all databases created in the web hosting accounts on it are controlled by a separate cluster of web servers, so we have decided not to limit the total space they could take. Any database in an account may be of any size, so the development of your sites will not be limited, since we can keep connecting more and more machines to the cluster if needed for providing both more space and better load balancing. In the event you run a discussion forum, for example, you will not have to worry that too many users may join or that they might post far too many comments. Taking advantage of our custom Hepsia Control Panel, you'll be able to export and import a database of any size effortlessly. If you encounter any difficulties with this task, you can look at our help articles and instructional videos or you can contact our support team, which is available 24-7, including holidays and weekends.
MySQL Database Storage in Semi-dedicated Servers
The semi-dedicated servers we offer use a custom cloud platform in which the files, databases and e-mails are managed by their own clusters of machines. In other words, if you use such a plan, you’ll no longer need to worry about the size of your databases because there's practically no restriction for the database space - we can keep adding as many hard disk drives or entire servers to the cluster as needed. For that reason, any MySQL-based website which you host inside the semi-dedicated account may develop without any limitations. Using the phpMyAdmin software instrument, which could be accessed through the Hepsia website hosting CP, you shall be able to import or export your databases with a couple of clicks no matter how massive they are. If you lack previous experience with such matters, you can ask our technical support for help.