If you use a script-driven platform for your Internet site, it stores its info inside a database and the more substantial the Internet site gets, the more info it stores. For example, if you launch an online store, the size of the database the e-commerce script uses shall increase whenever you add more goods. The same applies for a forum script - the more users that register and the more opinions they publish, the more substantial the database. If your websites gain popularity or you would like to add more content, this may turn into a problem if your web hosting account has limited database storage area. The specific effect of reaching the limit shall be depends on the script - the website can function adequately, but you may not be able to include any new content; the internet site could be shown with errors; or, in the worst scenario, the entire website could simply go offline.
MySQL Database Storage in Web Hosting
Thanks to our custom cloud website hosting platform, we're able to offer unlimited space for the MySQL databases which you create inside your web hosting account. Different from many web hosting companies that run everything on one server, we have an entire cluster which handles solely the databases and nothing else. Consequently, not only is the overall performance better, but the cluster capacity is also limitless due to the fact that we can add more machines anytime if needed. Thus your sites can keep expanding with no restrictions. You can import or export any database no matter what its size using the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel and the phpMyAdmin tool, that you can use to control your databases. If you'd like help, you can always take a look at our video tutorials or get in touch with our support representatives who shall assist you with any database-related questions within the hour.
MySQL Database Storage in Semi-dedicated Servers
The semi-dedicated servers that we offer use a custom cloud platform in which the files, databases and emails are handled by their own clusters of servers. Basically, if you use such a plan, you will no longer have to worry about the size of your databases for the reason that there is essentially no limitation for the database space - we can keep adding as many hard drives or whole servers to the cluster as needed. Consequently, any MySQL-based site that you host inside the semi-dedicated account can easily expand without any restrictions. Using the phpMyAdmin software tool, which could be accessed from the Hepsia hosting CP, you'll be able to import or export your databases with a few clicks regardless of how massive they are. In case you do not have previous experience with such matters, you could always ask our technical support for assistance.