If you use a script-driven platform for your site, it stores its information inside a database and the larger the Internet site becomes, the more info it stores. As an illustration, if you launch an electronic store, the size of the database the e-commerce script uses shall increase when you add more products. The exact same applies for a forum script - the more users that register and the more comments they publish, the bigger the database. If your sites become more popular or you simply want to add more content, this may be a problem in case that your web hosting account has limited database storage area. The exact effect of hitting the limit will be depends on the script - the site can perform adequately, but you may not be able to add any new content; the internet site could be displayed with errors; or, in the worst case scenario, the entire site might go offline.
MySQL Database Storage in Web Hosting
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MySQL Database Storage in Semi-dedicated Servers
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