MySQL Database Service

What is WebDB?

WebDB provides a MySQL database service for UVM affiliates. MySQL is a popular relational database server used by millions of organizations, with most of the features of software such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server. WebDB is used for dynamic web applications such as blogs, news sites, and forums, as well as simply learning SQL.

Using & connecting

MySQL libraries are available for all popular programming languages, and can be used with ODBC-compliant applications such as Microsoft Access.

For you protection, WebDB is only accessible from the UVM campus network or a VPN connection into the campus network.

Stability & data recovery

WebDB has multiple servers so that quick service migration can occur for maintenance or in case problems arise.

Daily database backups and real-time query logs allow for data to be restored to a previous point in time, should information be accidentally lost or corrupted.

Big data accomodations

A seperate service is available specially tuned for those with particularly large data sets. Contact Systems Architecture & Administration for more information.