InnoDB is a popular database storage engine for the MySQL DBMS. It’s an alternative to the default MyISAM engine and it has got a number of strengths that make it the engine of choice for plenty of script-based software applications, including Magento and Joomla, which have shifted over to InnoDB for good. For instance, adding huge data volumes will be faster with InnoDB, due to the fact that it locks only a single database row to perform a certain task, not the entire table, which makes the engine ideal for scalable apps. It also supports foreign keys and database transactions – these refer to the manner in which the data is handled. Put simply, adding new or editing existent data will either be entirely completed, or will be canceled and the operation will be rolled back if a certain problem occurs during the process, which means that the content that remains in the database won’t be lost.

InnoDB in Shared Web Hosting

InnoDB is available with all our shared web hosting by default, not as a paid upgrade or upon request, so you can activate and run any open-source script-powered application that needs the MySQL database engine without any problem once you order your shared hosting account. InnoDB will be selected automatically as the default engine for a certain database during the app activation, no matter if you make use of our one-click installer or create the database and install the app manually, as long as the app requires it instead of the more popular MyISAM engine. We will maintain regular backups of all your MySQL databases, so you can rest assured that you will never lose any content in case you delete a database by accident or you overwrite some key info – you’ll simply have to get in touch with us and we will restore everything the way it was.

InnoDB in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you create a brand new MySQL database from the Control Panel coming with each of our semi-dedicated server packages and you begin installing a PHP-based web app either manually or using our single-click app installer, the storage engine for the MySQL database will be set automatically depending on the specific app’s requirements. As InnoDB is available on the cloud website hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated account will be set up, it will be set as the default engine for each application that requires it without any manual action needed on your end at any moment. To prevent any chance of losing data if you update an application or if you erase a database by accident, we’ll perform backups of all your databases each and every day, so if something happens, we can recover your data.

InnoDB in Dedicated Servers

InnoDB is available as standard with all dedicated servers ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel. It’s part of the software bundle that we install on all Hepsia-managed dedicated servers, so once your physical machine is ready, you will be able to sign in and to install a various open-source script-driven software application that requires this particular MySQL database engine. If you set up a new database via the hosting Control Panel, there won’t be any activated engine until you begin installing an app. As soon as the app configuration wizard starts importing data into the newly created database, the engine will be set automatically depending on the prerequisites of the given application, so you can run both MyISAM and InnoDB without selecting either of them specifically at any moment. Therefore, you can make use of an extensive collection of apps for your Internet sites.