InnoDB is a database engine for MySQL relational databases, which is used by widespread PHP-powered web applications like Joomla 3.x and Magento. It’s ideal for scalable apps, since it works exceptionally well when managing enormous data volumes. Rather than locking the entire database table to enter new information into a database as many other engines do, InnoDB locks only one row, so it can process much more tasks for the same length of time. Moreover, InnoDB offers an improved crash recovery and supports database transactions and foreign keys – a set of rules that define how data inserts and modifications should be handled. If a certain operation hasn’t been thoroughly completed for any reason, the action will be rolled back. Thus, the content in the database will be retained intact and won’t be partially merged with newly appended content.
InnoDB in Shared Hosting
Any open-source script-powered software app that requires InnoDB will function flawlessly on our advanced cloud web hosting platform and the MySQL storage engine is offered with all our shared hosting packages. Each time you create a MySQL database manually or our app installer tool creates one automatically and an app installation is initiated, the engine that the database will make use of will be selected based on the app’s prerequisites without having to configure any setting in your web hosting account. InnoDB will be selected automatically for any application that requires this specific engine and you’ll be able to take advantage of its full capacity. We will perform regular content backups, so in case you unintentionally remove a database that you need or you overwrite a certain part of it, we will be able to restore the database the way it was just a couple of hours earlier.
InnoDB in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you set up a brand new MySQL database through the hosting Control Panel provided with each of our semi-dedicated server plans and you start installing a script-based software app either manually or using our one-click application installer tool, the database storage engine will be picked automatically depending on the requirements of the given app. Since InnoDB is available on the cloud web hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account will be created, it will be set as the default engine for each app that requires it without any manual intervention needed on your end at any moment. To avoid any risk of losing information if you update an app or if you remove a database unintentionally, we’ll generate a backup of all your MySQL databases every day, so if anything happens, we can rescue your data.
InnoDB in VPS Hosting
In case our custom-built Hepsia Control Panel is selected during the registration process for a new Linux VPS hosting packages , InnoDB will be installed on the Virtual Private Server along with other needed pieces of software, so you won’t need to do anything if you choose to use open-source script-driven applications that need this MySQL storage engine. MyISAM – the default MySQL engine, will be installed too. You can set up a brand new database and begin the app installation process manually or through our one-click installer tool. The system will automatically recognize which engine the app in question needs and will set it for the specific database, so the installation process will continue impeccably and the application can dump its data in that database. Therefore, you can run applications with various prerequisites concerning the MySQL engine without having to make any changes on your server.
InnoDB in Dedicated Web Hosting
When you get a new dedicated server, you will be able to pick one of the three hosting Control Panels offered by us – DirectAdmin, cPanel and Hepsia. Each dedicated server ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel comes with InnoDB pre-activated, so you won’t have to activate this MySQL database engine manually in order to be able to run PHP-driven software apps that need it. InnoDB is used by scalable applications and since a dedicated server will give you all the resources that you need to run very large websites, it’s pretty possible that you will use InnoDB. You will be able to use other engines as well, so if a given app requires MyISAM rather than InnoDB, you won’t run into any complication while using it. The engine that will be used will be recognized automatically when the app installation process starts, so you will not have to edit any settings manually whatsoever.