MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS). MySQL is the most popular database management system in the world used by majority of servers. MySQL is one of the website basics as database is the foundation of data storage online.
MySQL was created in 1995 by Finnish engineer Michael Widenius on principles of own Structured Query Language (SQL). MySQL is free as it is licensed under GNU license. Even though it is free, now it is owned by Oracle which releases some commercial MySQL features.
MySQL comes with no GUI tools to administer MySQL databases or manage data contained within the databases. Users may use the included command line tools, or use MySQL “front-ends”, desktop software and web applications that create and manage MySQL databases, build database structures, back up data, inspect status, and work with data records.
How to Use MySQL
Whereas, using MySQL is not too difficult, it still might cause some problems and raise questions. Here we present top 5 questions that users ask. For more info you go to our FAQ:
- How to Order the Results of MySQL?
- How to limit the number of rows returned in MySQL?
- How can I show an image from MySQL?
- How do I access the current time with MySQL?
- How to insert the date into MySQL table?
The stability of the service is a top priority for Host1Free servers and seeing that MySQL 6 is still unstable we use MySQL 5.5 version. Host1Free uses DirectAdmin control panel which has a built-in MySQL database management tool.
Why Choose Free MySQL Hosting
It has been developed by thousands of great developers from around the world, tested millions of times with high loads of data.
When you choose MySQL, you can be sure that your website developer will know it well.
If you work with the project which requires other databases, there is no guarantee, that developer will be good at them. Choosing MySQL.
MySQL is perfect for not complicated and small and medium size projects.
Free web hosting cannot manage big amounts of data; therefore MySQL is exactly what every small project need.
MySQL is small. It takes few megabytes of the disk space. It does not use much server resources which are limited in free hosting.
Saving resources is an essential principle of free hosting, therefore it fits at Host1Free.
The management of MySQL databases requires additional application which uses server resources and disk space. Free hosting usually has 2 databases therefore advanced database management software is not needed. Less software, less confusion, less mistakes, better server performance as all downtimes are the result of some errors in configuration or over use of resources.
Advantages of Free MySQL Hosting
The MySQL advantages are evident. The MySQL v5 is the most advanced database management system in the world used by millions of web
developers to develop their online projects. Millions cannot be wrong, can they? There are other database management systems which
are designed for the specific purposes. Some of them are even commercial.
Another advantage of MySQL is that it is completely free.
$0.00 must be paid to the creators or distributors or even hosting company such as Host1Free for using MySQL.
Free is free – no strings attached, no secret extra services.
MySQL hosting is compatible with main free applications which are essential to web hosting.
It is like crossing all the fingers of two hands and making one powerful twist.
They work fluently all together – Linux OS, Apache web server, MySQL database and PHP programming network.
Also MySQL is compatible with Perl, CGI scripts, C++ and other most common programming languages, used for online project development.
MySQL is easy to manage in free hosting as only databases are allowed.
That means there is no chance to make some mess in your hosting.
That is a very important issue if the free hosting is used for the beginner user who is not yet acquainted with the details of web hosting.
These advantages of MySQL mean that Host1Free uses the best options and applications even for free hosting. Quality stuff for free? Yes, that’s true!