InnoDB is a MySQL database storage engine, which has been gaining popularity lately, because it provides a significantly better overall performance and an improved crash recovery compared with the default engine used by the MySQL relational database management system – MyISAM. InnoDB is used by plenty of web developers that write highly scalable software applications, as it works better with immense volumes of data, while it keeps the server processing load at a minimum. Also, it it locks only one row in the database if any info should be updated, whereas lots of other engines lock the entire database table and therefore need more time to execute several successive tasks. Last, but not least, InnoDB follows the "all-or-nothing" rule – in case the entire data modification process cannot be completed successfully for any reason, the operation is rolled back to avoid scrambling or losing data. Magento and the latest editions of Joomla are two examples of popular open-source script-driven web applications that have shifted over to InnoDB.

InnoDB in Hosting

Every script-driven application that requires InnoDB will function flawlessly on our avant-garde cloud platform and the MySQL storage engine comes with all our hosting packages. Each time you create a MySQL database manually or our app installer creates one automatically and an app installation is initiated, the engine that the database will use will be selected based on the app’s specifications without having to edit any setting in your account. InnoDB will be picked automatically for any app that requires this particular engine and you will be able to get the most out of its full potential. We will generate daily content backups, so if you unintentionally erase a MySQL database that’s important to you or you overwrite some part of it, we will be able to restore your data the way it was only a couple of hours earlier.