InnoDB is a database storage engine for MySQL relational databases, which is used by widely used open-source script-based software applications like Magento and Joomla v3. It is ideal for scalable apps, as it performs astonishingly well when managing huge volumes of data. Instead of locking the whole database table to add new information to a database like many other engines do, InnoDB locks only one row, so it can perform a lot more tasks for the same period of time. What’s more, InnoDB offers a better database failure recovery and supports transactions and foreign keys – a set of rules that define how data inserts and modifications should be treated. If a given operation has not been fully completed for whatever reason, the action will be rolled back. In this way, the information in the database will be retained intact and won’t be partially merged with new content.
InnoDB in Cloud Website Hosting
You will be able to install any PHP-based app that needs InnoDB if you have a Linux cloud website hosting package with us, as the database storage engine is present on our innovative cloud hosting platform by default. Throughout the app installation – manual or automatic, InnoDB will be selected as the default engine and the setup will continue flawlessly if this engine is needed. You can activate apps that use the MyISAM engine without having any difficulty as well and, again, the engine will be pre-selected, so you won’t need to update anything manually at any moment. In addition, we’ll also generate daily backups of all the MySQL databases that you have in the account, so if you delete or overwrite anything, we can swiftly get it back to the way it was on any of the previous 7 days.
InnoDB in Semi-dedicated Hosting
InnoDB comes with each of our Linux semi-dedicated packages by default, so the moment you purchase a new account, you can go ahead and activate any PHP-powered software application that requires this MySQL database storage engine. A number of engines are installed on our cloud hosting platform, so when you set up a brand-new MySQL database and start installing an application manually, or decide to make use of the Hepsia Control Panel-integrated application installer, the engine for the database will be set based on the prerequisites of the application in question. This will allow you to install and manage InnoDB-specific applications without the need to cope with any problem and without needing to edit any settings in your semi-dedicated account. To avoid any risk, we will always keep a 1-week-old backup of all your MySQL databases, so if you erase or change any content by accident, we can quickly recover it.
InnoDB in Dedicated Hosting
When you purchase a new dedicated server, you will be able to choose one of the three Control Panels offered by us – Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel. Each server ordered with Hepsia comes with InnoDB pre-activated, so you won’t need to activate this storage engine manually to be able to manage open-source script-based software applications that need it. InnoDB is used for scalable apps and since a dedicated server will supply you with all the resources that you require to manage very large sites, it is very possible that you’ll use InnoDB. You will be able to make use of other engines too, so in case a certain application needs MyISAM rather than InnoDB, you won’t have to deal with any impediment while running it. The engine that will be used will be recognized automatically when the app installation begins, so you will not need to change any setting manually at any time.