What is a Database?

The most common reason for needing a database is when a customer is using a Content Management System (CMS) such as WordPress, Joomla, or osCommerce. A database acts as the brains of the website. Anytime you make a change to your website your database is what remembers the change or update. If you need assistance with a database we have many articles that can assist you with everything from creating a database, making a back up, and managing your database users. The following are links to the most common needs for your databases:

MySql Databases:

How to Create a MySQL Database

Adding a User to MySQL

Granting Privliges to an Existing User

Finding your MySQL Information

How to Create a MySQL Backup

How to Restore a MySQL Backup

MSSQL Databases:

How to Create a MSSQL Database

How to Create a MSSQL Database User

Backup a MSSQL Database

Restore a MSSQL Backup

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