InnoDB is a very popular database storage engine for the MySQL database management system. It’s an alternative to the default MyISAM engine and it has got a number of advantages which make it the engine of choice for many open-source script-driven applications, among them Joomla and Magento, which have shifted over to InnoDB for good. For instance, adding large volumes of data will be faster with InnoDB, as it locks only a single row to execute a given task, not the entire database table, which makes the engine excellent for scalable applications. InnoDB also supports foreign keys and transactions – these refer to the manner in which the info is tackled. To put it simply, adding new or updating existent data will either be thoroughly completed, or will be canceled and the procedure will be rolled back if some issue occurs in the meantime, therefore the content that remains in the database won’t be damaged.

InnoDB in Cloud Web Hosting

InnoDB is offered with all our Linux cloud web hosting packages by default, not as a paid upgrade or upon request, so you will be able to activate and manage any script-powered application that requires the storage engine without encountering any obstacle as soon as you open your shared website hosting account. InnoDB will be pre-selected as the default engine for a certain database during the app installation process, irrespective of whether you take advantage of our single-click installer or create the database and install the application manually, as long as the application requires it instead of the more famous MyISAM engine. We’ll generate daily backups of all your databases, so you can rest assured that you’ll never lose any content if you erase a database accidentally or you overwrite some vital info – you will just need to contact us and we’ll restore your database back to normal.

InnoDB in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages include InnoDB and you’ll be able to make use of all the features of this MySQL storage engine with any script-powered app that needs it. It is one of the engines that are available on our cloud web hosting platform, so the one that will be selected depends on the prerequisites of the given application. You will not have to do anything manually in order to activate InnoDB, since it will be set as the default engine whenever you install an app – whether manually or using our single-click app installer. To avoid any risk, we will generate regular backups of all your databases, so if something goes wrong following an upgrade or if you delete some data unintentionally, we’ll be able to restore the database the way it was on any of the past seven days.

InnoDB in Dedicated Hosting

All Linux dedicated servers hosting packages that are ordered with our custom-built Hepsia Control Panel come with a software package that’s pre-activated and among everything else, you’ll get the InnoDB storage engine, so you won’t have to add it manually if you need to use scripts that require it. All it takes to activate such a script is to create a new database and to initiate the installation process – once the script setup wizard obtains access to the database in question and starts inserting content into it, InnoDB will be set as the default MySQL engine for this database provided that it is the one needed by the script. You will also be able to use scripts that need MyISAM, the other widely used MySQL engine, so you will not need to change any settings on the dedicated server. This will allow you to use various scripts on one single physical machine and to use the latter to its fullest potential.