If you use a script-driven platform for your Internet site, it stores its info within a database and the more substantial the website gets, the more information it gathers. As an example, if you start an Internet based store, the size of the database the e-commerce script uses shall increase whenever you add more goods. The same is valid for a forum script - the more users which register and the more responses they post, the larger the database. If your websites become more popular or you would like to include more content, this may turn into a problem if your Internet hosting account has limited database space for storage. The exact effect of geting to the limit will be depends on the script - the Internet site may function correctly, but you may not be able to include any new information; the website may be shown with errors; or, in the worst case scenario, the entire website might go offline.
MySQL Database Storage in Shared Hosting
We use a revolutionary cloud Internet hosting platform and all databases created in the shared hosting accounts on it are controlled by a separate cluster of web servers, so we've decided not to limit the total space they can take. Every database in an account may be of any size, so the expansion of your sites shall not be limited, given that we are able to keep attaching more and more web servers to the cluster if required for providing both more space and much better load balancing. In case you run a discussion forum, for example, you won't need to worry that a great number of users could join or that they may post way 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 experience any problems with this task, you should check our help articles and video lessons or you may communicate with our technical support crew, that is available round-the-clock, including holidays & weekends.
MySQL Database Storage in Semi-dedicated Servers
The semi-dedicated servers which we offer use a custom cloud platform where the files, databases and e-mail messages are handled by their own clusters of servers. Put simply, when you use this kind of plan, you’ll no longer need to worry about the size of your databases because there's essentially no limitation for the database space - we could keep adding as many HDDs or entire machines to the cluster as needed. Consequently, any MySQL-based Internet site that you host in the semi-dedicated account may expand without any limits. With the phpMyAdmin software tool, which could be accessed through the Hepsia website hosting CP, you'll be able to import or export your databases with several mouse clicks regardless how massive they are. If you lack previous experience with such matters, you could always ask our tech support for help.