Your Fatcow hosting plan is with unlimited MySQL database, did you know that? If you check the Fatcow hosting specification once again, under MySQL database you will find its marked Unlimited. Create and add new MySQL database as you needed, regardless how many MySQL database you require. By this, you can host as many database driven websites in your Fatcow hosting plan. Hosting 10 or 100 WordPress blogs is no problem with Fatcow MySQL database. Once again, here is the database feature provided by Fatcow web hosting
Fatcow database features
- Unlimited MySQL database
- MySQL database manager
- phpMyAdmin for database management
As currently, Fatcow database version is as following. Fatcow upgrade their MySQL database time-to-time, and its not the first time they upgraded the database software version. Here is the current Fatcow MySQL version.
- Fatcow MySQL Database Version: 5.0.91
- Fatcow phpMyAdmin Version 126.96.36.199
With this latest version 5 MySQL database, it support all the latest PHP software including the WordPress version 3.2 and above. If you are running open source software like WordPress, double check their installation requirements. Most of the today CMS software requires the latest version 5 MySQL in order to work. And for this reason, you will need a web hosting plan that provides you MySQL version 5 and not version 4.9 or older. This will caused installation failure and your website will not be able to run. There is no way around it. Choosing the wrong web hosting plan is the biggest mistake to make. And we are sure this Fatcow hosting is providing the latest MySQL version 5 and the PHP version 5 too, that will be all you need.
Q: How to create or add new MySQL database?
Login to Fatcow vDeck control panel and go to Database. From here, add new MySQL database and create a new username password. The connection to the new MySQL database is using LOCALHOST.
Q: Does Fatcow database allow remote connection and access?
Yes. We can remotely connect to Fatcow database server. Instead of using localhost server location, we are using the domain location, for our case we are using ourusername.fatcowmysql.com. This allows our remote website to connect to this Fatcow database and perform SQL query from remote location.
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