MySQL Hosting

Make the most out of your website with our ultra-fast and flexible MySQL optimized hosting!

  • Bulletproof security
  • Ultra-fast processing speed
  • One-click install of the best tools
  • Flexible framework
  • Endless customization options
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Website Builder (Starter)

  • Build it yourself with our easy‑to‑use Website Builder - no design skills required
  • One-click website publishing
  • Up to 2 pages

Website Builder (Business)

  • Build it yourself with our easy‑to‑use Website Builder - no design skills required
  • One-click website publishing
  • Up to 1000 pages

All essential features

  • Free Let's Encrypt SSL
  • cPanel control panel
  • Free email addresses (100)
  • Free one-on-one training
  • Free & easy website transfer
  • WordPress Installer & Updates
  • Free 400+ apps installer
  • CloudLinux servers
  • 24/7 support (telephone, ticket & chat)
  • 99.9% uptime
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

All essential features

  • Free Let's Encrypt SSL
  • cPanel control panel
  • Free email addresses (unlimited)
  • Free one-on-one training
  • Free & easy website transfer
  • WordPress Installer & Updates
  • Free 400+ apps installer
  • CloudLinux servers
  • 24/7 support (telephone, ticket & chat)
  • 99.9% uptime
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

Advanced features

  • Unlimited addon domains
  • Unlimited MySQL databases
  • 2x more CPU and MySQL resources

6x Performance and Speed
(includes $150.00/year value)

  • Rocket-fast servers
  • Protection Power CDN
  • Website speed boost
  • 300% performance boost
  • Fewer accounts per server

Enhanced Security suite
(includes $399.00/year value)

  • Free Protection Power Pro including:
    • Enhanced content delivery network
    • Daily malware scan
    • Free website vulnerability scan
    • Free website trust seal
    • Malware removal assistance included
    • Advanced DDoS protection
    • Website application firewall (WAF)
  • Free Automated Website Backup (1GB)
  • Free Premium Wildcard SSL
  • Free Domain privacy

MySQL Hosting from HostPapa

HostPapa offers MySQL hosting to satisfy the needs of any business. Online stores and promotional websites of all types need a secure and reliable back end that serves as the engine for their CMS and all their web-based database applications.

MySQL hosting is the answer.

Below is an introduction to MySQL. Find out why it's such a reliable foundation for data-driven websites, how easy it is to put your MySQL database to work using PHP, and specific advantages enjoyed by those who choose MySQL hosting services.

Fast, Reliable MySQL Hosting to Meet All Your Needs

Implementing secure, reliable processing for your website doesn't have to cost a lot or require you to hire a database expert. MySQL hosting from HostPapa provides an affordable, high-performance, and easy-to-use option. Add to this mix our Linux web hosting and you’ve got an entirely foolproof website that will support your business growth requirements.

The benefits of using MySQL hosting are straightforward and line up with some of the most common concerns that small business owners have.

HostPapa provides MySQL hosting plans to meet the needs of any size or type of business. We expertly implement MySQL hosting solutions that give site owners ultra-fast processing speed, scalability, and bulletproof security, all in one affordable and easy to use package.


High Performance My SQL Hosting

MySQL has a framework that allows system administrators to configure it for lightning-fast performance. The system can handle millions of queries and serve as a high-speed transactional processing system for e-commerce sites.

Through innovative and unique memory management and full-text indexing, MySQL is capable of supporting data-dependent applications with enhanced performance.

To its highly acclaimed speed, you can add equally impressive reliability. MySQL promises 24/7 uptime and can be configured for a variety of high availability solutions.


MySQL Scalability

You need a database that can grow with your business. MySQL achieves scalability by having a small footprint on your server, no matter how much data you're storing.

Its flexible framework and endless customizability make it the perfect foundation on which to start and grow your online business.

Rock-Solid MySQL Security

One reason so many sites use MySQL is because of its well-earned reputation as the most secure database management system available. It powers extremely popular web applications like WordPress, Joomla!, Twitter, and Facebook.

Whether your site collects users' personal data, or you need a database that can securely process e-commerce transactions, MySQL has become the accepted standard as a secure web database backend.

Ease of Use

Configuring and managing a website with MySQL hosting couldn't be easier. You can use cPanel, a wildly popular and industry-leading control panel.

cPanel is web-based, so you can access it from anywhere, and it has an intuitive interface that lets you add, delete and manage MySQL databases.

Another option for managing MySQL is phpMyAdmin, a free software tool that's designed for the job. Managing databases, tables, columns, indexes, users, and a wide range of other common database tasks are all made easier with this tool's intuitive interface, and it also lets you directly execute SQL statements.

Low Cost MySQL hosting plans

MySQL is an extremely affordable option compared to other database management solutions. That's partly because it's open-source.

This means the entire community of users is authorized to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose.

The fact that it’s developed in a collaborative way actually makes it better than many of its commercial software rivals, offering advanced features and innovations that competitors' conventionally developed products do not.

MySQL is the perfect database hosting solution for most small businesses!!

The Power of MySQL and PHP

Offering ease of use without limiting power and flexibility is one of the major factors that makes MySQL stand out among other database solutions.

With MySQL, it's easy to get things done.

Straightforward customization and perfect implementation of Structured Query Language (SQL) are a big part of why MySQL is so accessible for users, making it simple to add, retrieve, and manage data using a logical syntax.

But some of MySQL's power comes from using it in combination with PHP.

PHP is a popular programming language that’s employed primarily in web development. It’s used to place instructions into web pages so that PHP-enabled web server software can retrieve information from a database for display on the page.

Imagine you run an e-commerce site that sells 500 products. Trying to create and manage a custom web page for each of those products would become a nightmare, but there's another way.

With a MySQL backend, you could load all your product information into the database and then let your web pages get their content dynamically from the database. You would simply create a single generic product page that, based on PHP instructions, will render differently based on the product the user has selected.

This is a very basic example of how publishing dynamic, data-driven web content is favorable to managing a large collection of static pages. It's an easy thing to do when you leverage the power of MySQL and PHP.

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  • All the hosting basics you need to succeed:
  • Number of websites
  • SSD Web Space
  • Bandwidth usage
  • Free domain registration
    ($19.99/year value)
  • Create the website of your dreams with builders and apps:
  • Website Builder Edition
  • Mobile-friendly responsive design templates
  • One-click app install (WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal)
  • Stay connected with robust email features:
  • Email addresses
  • Email forwarding accounts
  • Email autoresponders
  • IMAP/IMAP-SSL connections
  • POP3/POP3-SSL connections
  • SMTP/SMTP-SSL connections
  • Email aliases
  • Email virus scanning
  • SpamAssassin spam protection
  • Outbound Filtering
  • Webmail
  • Business-grade email available
  • Individual mailbox storage
  • Overall mailbox storage
  • Email sends per hour
  • Email attachment size
  • Sell products and generate revenue right from your website:
  • Free Let's Encrypt SSL
  • Enhanced SSL certs
  • PayPal merchant compatible
  • OS Commerce Cart (1-click setup)
  • Open Cart (1-click setup)
  • Prestashop (1-click setup)
  • AbanteCart
  • CubeCart (1-click setup)
  • Increase website functionality with the latest software:
  • 24/7 FTP access
  • phpMyAdmin
  • MySQL 5.7 databases
  • PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0 (choose your version)
  • Blogs (WordPress, b2evolution +)
  • HostPapa Website Builder
  • WordPress (1-click setup)
  • Joomla! (1-click setup)
  • Drupal (1-click setup)
  • QuickStart wizard
  • Softaculous script installer (400+ scripts FREE)
  • Image galleries (Gallery2, Coppermine, & more)
  • Content management systems (PHPNuke, Mambo, Joomla!, Moodle, & more)
  • Wiki (Tiki Wiki & more)
  • Custom cron jobs
  • Custom error pages
  • Improve customer experience and search rankings with fast load speeds:
  • State-of-the-art performance servers and equipment
  • Enhanced SSD drives
  • Cloudflare Content Delivery Network - faster page load speeds
  • Rocket-fast premium servers
  • More resources allocated per account
  • Fewer accounts on server
  • 300% performance boost
  • Grow your brand with added domains:
  • Hosted domains
  • Subdomains
  • Unlimited addon domains
  • Unlimited parked domains
  • International domains
  • Domain forwarding
  • Free registrar transfers
  • Easy account management and user-friendly control panel:
  • HostPapa dashboard
  • cPanel control panel
  • Domain manager
  • Softaculous (1-Click Drupal, WordPress, & Joomla! install)
  • Cloudflare Free CDN (faster page loads)
  • DNS management
  • Easy web-based file manager
  • Account statistics
  • Graphical web stats (AWstats)
  • Access to raw log files
  • Multiple FTP accounts
  • Keep your data and customer information safe and secure:
  • Server firewall, monitoring and intrusion detection
  • DDoS attack prevention and responses
  • Secured entrance/exit
  • RAID-10 redundancy
  • Redundant carriers
  • Network monitoring
  • Brute force detection
  • CloudLinux O/S protection
  • Patchman enhanced auto-security
  • ModSecurity
  • Let's Encrypt SSL
  • Advanced security features
  • Domain privacy protection
  • Protection Power Pro
  • Premium Wildcard SSL certificate
  • Automated Website Backup (1GB)
  • SiteLock Detect
  • Dedicated IP address
  • Server resources
  • 32GB RAM storage per server minimum
  • 32 core minimum per server
  • Award-winning customer support in four languages:
  • Award-winning PapaSquad support team available 24/7
  • Free 30-minute training session
  • Free website migrations - handsfree
  • 24/7 live telephone support
  • Multilingual support (English, French, Spanish, & German)
  • 24/7 email support
  • 24/7 live chat support
  • Knowledge base
  • 30-day money-back guarantee†
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • BBB accredited - A+ rating
  • Verified over 5000+ 5-star ratings

Server Resources

  • Entry points: 10
  • CPU cores: 1 core
  • MySQL usage: 1 core MySQL
  • Memory per process: 1024MB
  • Inodes: 150,000
  • Minimum Cron Job Interval: 30 minutes
  • Database size: 500MB
  • Table size: 250MB

Server Resources

  • Entry points: 20
  • CPU cores: 2 cores
  • MySQL usage: 2 core MySQL
  • Memory per process: 1024MB
  • Inodes: 300,000
  • Minimum Cron Job Interval: 30 minutes
  • Database size: 1000MB
  • Table size: 500MB

Server Resources

  • Entry points: 40
  • CPU cores: 4 cores
  • MySQL usage: 4 cores MySQL
  • Memory per process: 1024MB
  • Inodes: 450,000 inodes
  • Minimum Cron Job Interval: 30 minutes
  • Database size: 2000MB
  • Table size: 1000MB

Frequently Asked Questions

MySQL hosting is web hosting that employs the world’s most popular open-source database, MySQL. An extremely efficient database management system, MySQL stores data in table format, with metadata (data about the data) also being stored in tables.

Millions of companies use MySQL hosting to power their web-based database applications in a secure and cost-effective way. Its reliability, ease of use, and proven performance have made MySQL an extremely popular choice for businesses of all sizes and types.

Many companies deploy custom web applications that require a database, and they also run commercial solutions that use embedded database services. If you're deploying custom web-based applications, MySQL will be an excellent foundation for them, and thousands of popular commercial and open-source applications use MySQL as their embedded database.

HostPapa's top executives have over 70 years of combined experience in web hosting services, allowing us to build and offer products high above the competition. Our award-winning Customer Services Director has built one of the best support centers in the web hosting business, allowing us to maintain a 24/7/365 customer support experience. Also, HostPapa is the only web hosting company offering dedicated one-on-one sessions with web hosting specialists to help you get started.

Think of web hosting as renting a piece of land to build an online presence. When you buy web hosting you are buying space and resources on a server needed to build and present a website. HostPapa's web hosting plan gives you the space and a ton of support features, tools and expert support so you can have the website of your dreams.

HostPapa offers many great tools that can help you make a professional website. Our favorite is the HostPapa Website Builder which is included free with all shared web hosting plans. HostPapa’s Website Builder will help you get a professional-looking website off the ground in minutes. You can also use WordPress, Joomla! or any of the many website building tools offered for free with our 1-click script installer, Softaculous.

cPanel is an industry-leading, web-based control panel for web hosting control. It’s a one-stop-shop for easily creating email accounts, installing applications such as WordPress or Joomla, analyzing web and visitor statistics, and managing your overall web hosting environment. cPanel also allows you to manage your files, databases and domains.

HostPapa is pleased to offer our clients a free domain registration when they sign up for a minimum one-year term. The free domain registration offer is valid with all annual plans for the first year you are a HostPapa client. If you cancel your hosting services during the first term, the current regular price for your domain name will be charged to your account.

HostPapa's web hosting plans are feature-rich and have been crafted to offer a wide range of tools and services for beginners, expert webmasters, and everyone in between. All you have to do is pick a plan based on the features that you want. If you change your mind you can always contact our 24/7/365 support team and they will get you set up with the solution that you choose. HostPapa also offers add-on options so you can customize the perfect web hosting solution - just for you!

All HostPapa customers receive access to our free, proprietary Hostpapa Dashboard which will allow you to easily manage your billing, domains and addon services in addition to being your gateway to HostPapa’s award-winning team of PapaSquad customer service and support representatives. Of course, the HostPapa Dashboard is also where you’ll get the latest HostPapa news, account notifications, promotions, and exclusive customer-only discounts.

Rocket Fast Premium Servers (included in the Business Pro web hosting plan) have up to 300% better performance than regular servers with double the RAM and double the hard drives.

Of course! We’ll handle the entire process for you so you don’t have to lift a finger. Best of all? We’ll do it free of charge. Just make sure you don’t cancel your current web hosting account until you speak to us. After you’ve completed your HostPapa purchase, just login to your HostPapa Dashboard and open a support ticket with information about your current web hosting situation, and we’ll take it from there.

Welcome to the HostPapa family! After signing up with HostPapa, you will receive two emails at the address you provided on the signup form: a signup email and a billing notification email.

Once the payment is processed you will receive a welcome email with your login information (all the information you need to access your HostPapa hosting account), along with useful links to help you get started. When you receive this email your hosting account is ready for use.

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With our Business and Business Pro plans you can host as many domains and websites as you like. With our Starter plan, you can host up to one website, which is why it’s perfect for new business or startups that are in need of an online presence fast and economically. And of course, as you grow, you are more than welcome to upgrade to a more powerful and flexible plan to suit your expanding business needs.

HostPapa is pleased to offer a 30-day money-back guarantee on our web hosting plans. For more information please see our Canncellation Policy.

  • The initial discounted pricing applies to the first billing cycle for new online orders only and does not apply to renewals or upgrades. Price is subject to change.
  • Unlimited as it applies to regular small business use, in accordance with our Acceptable Use Policy.

Lightning fast and more than easy hosting from HostPapa.

Starting at just $3.95 per month.