Your MYSQL database hostname

When you create a database it is added to our dedicated database servers which help improve its performance. To connect to your database you will need to use the hostname rather than localhost in any script or application.

If you are using one of our web apps, the database will be hosted on a different server. The address for this is

Have a look at our PHP and Perl guides on how to connect to your database using those scripting languages.

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