InnoDB is a popular database engine for the MySQL database management system. It’s an alternative to the default MyISAM engine and it has numerous strong sides which make it the preferred engine for numerous PHP-driven software apps, such as Magento and Joomla, which have shifted over to InnoDB permanently. For instance, importing large amounts of data will be much faster with InnoDB, due to the fact that it locks only one row to carry out a particular operation, not the entire table, which makes the engine perfect for scalable apps. It also supports foreign keys and transactions – these refer to the manner in which the info is handled. Put simply, adding new or updating existing data will either be entirely completed, or will be canceled and the operation will be rolled back in case some problem occurs in the meantime, therefore the content that remains in the database will not be lost.

InnoDB in Cloud Hosting

Any open-source script-based application that needs InnoDB will function flawlessly on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform and the MySQL database storage engine comes with all our cloud hosting plans. Every time you create a database manually or our app installer tool creates one automatically and an app installation process is initiated, the engine that the database will make use of will be selected based on the app’s requirements without having to modify any setting in your web hosting account. InnoDB will be picked automatically for any app that requires this particular engine and you’ll be able to make the most of its full potential. We will perform daily content backups, so if you unintentionally remove a MySQL database that is important to you or you overwrite specific parts of it, we’ll be able to restore the database the way it was only a few hours ago.

InnoDB in Dedicated Servers

If you get a new dedicated server, you will be able to pick any of the three hosting Control Panels that we offer – Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel. Any server ordered with Hepsia comes with InnoDB pre-installed, so you will not have to enable this database storage engine manually to be able to use open-source script-powered web apps that require it. InnoDB is used by scalable applications and since a dedicated server will supply you with all the system resources that you need in order to run large-scale sites, it’s quite likely that you’ll use InnoDB. You will be able to make use of other engines too, so if a certain app requires MyISAM rather than InnoDB, you won’t need to deal with any predicament while managing it. The engine that will be used will be recognized automatically when the app installation starts, so you will not have to configure any setting manually at any point.