Free MySQL Web Hosting
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 is not an abbreviation. My is the name of creators daughter. The creator of MySQL is Michael Widenius – the Finnish engineer, who has created the main principles of his own Structured Query Language (SQL) in 1995. The easy to manage database management system has been released as open source one and soon it was developed by thousands of developers worldwide. Just in 10 years it has become the major database management system in the world. Now it is considered as standard database in any server including Linux, Windows, Oracle, Mac etc. MySQL is free database management system as it is licensed under GNU license, which indicates, that main features are the free ones. Even though it is free, now it is owned by Oracle which releases some commercial MySQL features.
MySQL is the standard database in majority of servers. The standard specification of the server is called LAMP. All the letters stand for the standard application – L for Linux operational system, A for Apache web server, M for MySQL database and P for PHP programming language. This specification proves that MySQL is the most used and important database system in the World.
What is MySQL Hosting
MySQL as database management system is usually stored in Linux servers. Even though it is compatible with Windows servers as well, another RDBMS is used in most cases.
MySQL is one of four main server applications which are needed to host websites and any other online projects. The all 4 applications are:
- Linux OS with all the distributions (CentOS, Ubuntu, RedHat etc.) as main operational systems of servers.
- Apache webserver application which allow customizing the way website information is displayed requested online.
- MySQL database management system which describes the relationship among the information cells of the database.
- PHP programming language is the most used programming language for online resources.
Host1Free uses MySQL as main database management system as it is easy to use and understand for beginner users. There are lots of tools and applications to ease the database management and optimize it.
Host1Free servers uses MySQL 5 version as MySQL 6 is still unstable. The stability of the service is no. 1 priority of Host1Free therefore the older version is used which is actually compatible with all applications.
Host1Free uses DirectAdmin control panel which has an in-built MySQL database management tool. This web browser based tool is simple to use and easy to understand.
Why Choose Free MySQL Hosting
Choosing free MySQL hosting is essential, because MySQL is free database management system. It has been developed by thousand of genius developers from around the world, tested millions of times with high loads of data and still it remained free.
MySQL is the most common RDBMS, therefore all the developers learn it at school. When you choose MySQL, you may be 100% sure that your website developer will know it well. If you work with the project which require other databases, there is no guarantee, that developer will be good at them. That’s why choosing free MySQL hosting will be a wise decision.
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 low weight. 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 require 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 the eternal usage of 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 means that Host1Free uses the best options and applications even for free hosting. Quality stuff for free? Yes, that’s true!