If you use a script-driven platform for your website, it stores its information inside a database and the larger the site gets, the more info it collects. For example, if you start an Internet based store, the size of the database which the e-commerce script employs shall increase any time you add more products. The exact same is valid for a forum script - the more users which register and the more responses they submit, the larger the database. If your websites gain popularity or you simply want to include more content, this can become a problem in case that your Internet hosting account has limited database storage space. The particular effect of reaching the limit shall be depends on the script - the Internet site can work correctly, but you may not be able to add any new information; the website could be viewed with errors; or, in the worst scenario, the whole website could simply go offline.

MySQL Database Storage in Shared Hosting

We use a revolutionary cloud hosting platform and all databases created in the shared hosting accounts on it are managed by an independent cluster of web servers, so we've made a decision to not limit the total space they can take. Every database in an account can be of any size, so the development of your sites shall not be constrained, given that we are able to keep connecting additional web servers to the cluster if needed for providing both more space and better load balancing. If you run a discussion forum, for instance, you will not have to worry that too many users may join or that they could post way too many comments. When you take advantage of our custom-made Hepsia Control Panel, you'll be able to export and import a database of any size with no trouble. If you encounter any difficulties with this task, you can check our help articles and video lessons or you could get hold of our support crew, which is available round-the-clock, including weekends and holidays.

MySQL Database Storage in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Linux semi-dedicated hosting which we offer use a custom cloud platform in which the files, databases and email messages are managed by their own clusters of servers. Put simply, if you use this kind of plan, you’ll no longer need to worry about the size of your databases because there is virtually no limit for the database space - we could keep adding as many HDDs or whole servers to the cluster as required. Therefore, any MySQL-based website which you host inside the semi-dedicated account may expand without any limitations. With the phpMyAdmin instrument, which can be accessed through the Hepsia Internet hosting CP, you shall be able to import or export your databases with a few clicks regardless of how large they are. If you do not have previous experience with such matters, you could ask our tech support for assistance.