InnoDB is a popular database engine for the MySQL RDBMS. It’s an alternative to the default engine – MyISAM, and it has got many upsides that make it the preferred engine for numerous PHP script-driven software apps, such as Joomla and Magento, which have shifted over to InnoDB permanently. For instance, importing immense volumes of data will be faster with InnoDB, as it locks only one database row to carry out a certain operation, not the entire database table, which makes the engine excellent for scalable apps. InnoDB also supports foreign keys and transactions – these refer to the manner in which the information is tackled. In simpler words, importing new or editing existing data will either be fully completed, or will be annulled and the procedure will be rolled back if any issue shows up during the process, therefore the content that remains in the database will not be lost.

InnoDB in Shared Hosting

You can activate any PHP-driven web app that needs InnoDB if you have a Linux shared hosting package with us, as the storage engine is present on our advanced cloud website hosting platform as standard. Throughout the app installation – manual or automatic, InnoDB will be selected as the default engine and the setup will continue flawlessly in case this engine is required. You can install applications which need the MyISAM engine without having to deal with any impediment as well and, again, the engine will be pre-selected, so you won’t need to modify anything manually at any time. Furthermore, we’ll also make daily backups of all the databases that you’ve got in your shared account, so if you delete or overwrite anything, we can quickly get it back to the way it was on any of the past 7 days.

InnoDB in Semi-dedicated Hosting

InnoDB is included with each of our Linux semi-dedicated packages by default, so as soon as you obtain a new semi-dedicated account, you can move on and install any PHP script-powered web application that requires the database engine. A number of engines are installed on our cloud web hosting platform, so when you set up a brand new database and begin installing an application manually, or opt to take advantage of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel-integrated application installer tool, the engine for the database will be picked depending on the requirements of the given application. This will permit you to install and run InnoDB-specific applications without any obstacle and without the need to configure any settings in your semi-dedicated account. To be on the safe side, we’ll always have a 7-day-old backup of all your MySQL databases, so if you delete or alter any content accidentally, we can quickly rescue it.

InnoDB in Dedicated Servers Hosting

All Linux dedicated servers hosting packages ordered with our in-house developed Hepsia Control Panel come with a software package that is pre-activated and among everything else, you’ll get the InnoDB database engine, so you will not have to activate it manually if you would like to run PHP scripts that require it. All it takes to install such a script is to create a new database and to begin the installation – as soon as the installation wizard receives access to the database and starts inserting data into it, InnoDB will be set as the default engine for this database on the condition that it is the one needed by the script. You will also be able to use scripts that require the other very popular MySQL engine – MyISAM, so you won’t need to update any settings on the server. This will permit you to activate various scripts on one single server and to use it to its maximum potential.