What is a database?

A database is an organized set of structured information called data that is stored on a computer. Databases are used to store data efficiently, almost all websites and applications use databases to store and obtain necessary information.

Available type of databases on hosting7.eu is MySQL with InnoDB. InnoDB is a storage engine for the database management system MySQL and MariaDB. Since the release of MySQL 5.5.5 in 2010, it replaced MyISAM as MySQL's default table type. It provides the standard ACID-compliant transaction features, along with foreign key support (Declarative Referential Integrity). It is included as standard in most binaries distributed by MySQL AB, the exception being some OEM versions.