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Web DatabaseThe word database is quite commonly used today as online communities continue to increase by the number. While many think of it as a storage facility, the more exact definition of it would be an online database management system. This kind of online system has its very own storing process that is useful to both users and web developers.

Every time you access the internet, websites you visit like facebook, twitter and Yahoo! and online networks continue to collect and store user information.

notiWith iPage web hosting the database management system utilized for such tasks is MySQL database.

These database function work like an interface and allows its users to do the following:

arrow_up-down_altImport and export of database and tables
icon_toolsCreate new database record
icon_flowchart_altOrganize the database record
icon_blockedDelete old database information
icon_cogsModify database and tables

MySQL Database

mysql2Structure Query Language (MySQL) is an open source system that is widely used today that is also an integral part of a relational database management system (RDBMS). Because this is open source it’s free for utilization with iPage hosting.

bookmark_512To get your details simply click on this link: http://www.my sql.com while you will be glad to note that MySQL database can be used with different system platforms like Microsoft Windows, HP-UX, AIX, Linux, Mac OS X, BSDi, FreeBSD, eComStation, i5/OS, IRIX, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris , NetBSD and Novell NetWare.

MySQL Database Tutorial with iPage

512x512 (7)For your reference you can simply go to the iPage knowledge base Beta search on http://www.ipage.com/knowledge base/beta/search.bml. Here you will find the many tutorials available for your knowledge that also provides MySQL database and phpMyAdmin interfaces.

512x512 (8)Other tutorials with iPage include Modifying fields in MySQL database tables with phpMyAdmin, Deleting fields in MySQL database tables with phpMyAdmin, Importing MySQL tables using phpMyAdmin, Renaming tables in MySQL with phpMyAdmin, inserting fields in MySQL database tables with phpMyAdmin and Running SQL queries on MySQL database with phpMyAdmin.

Primarily you should learn how to create a new MySQL database. To commence just follow these steps as guide:

checkLogin to your iPage hosting account in the admin control panel.
checkThe go to the “MySQL manager”.
checkThen, when the dialog box is shown click on the “Add Database” button.
checkEnter the required information like your name, password as well as username.

programming_512x512Besides learning how to create your MySQL database, it is also important to know how to manage it. You have the option to schedule a full or partial backup and how to remove or delete information from your MySQL database.

notiLearning the basics about this open source database management system will take you a long way and to a more advance functionalities.

Here are more details as shown below:

checkLogin to your iPage account and go to the MySQL manager.
checkIn the left pane choose your database you want to manage.
checkIn the right pane click on the “Access” icon.
checkYou can manage all this in your phpMyAdmin page.

iPage Add-Ons

iPage hosting also offers add-on features for your site which you can easily activate for your account as follows:

icon_loadingAutomatic Site Backup and Recovery
icon_search2Directory Listing and SEO Services
icon_starPremium SSL certificates
eye2Domain Privacy

FavoritesThe Automatic Site Backup and Recovery feature is useful for site database. It includes a regular backup maintenance check as well as files and settings. The Directory Listing and SEO Services will help increase your site page rank and foot traffic.

As additional site security, the Premium SSL Certificates protects private information that is unavoidably shared over the web.

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