Databases allow you to set up dynamic and powerful websites. The Microsoft SQL database is one of the most common database server types and is only available on a Windows hosting platform.

Follow these instructions to set up a database:

1. Log in to your Account Manager.

2. Hover over the Hosting Icon, then click Manage.

3. Click the Manage Your Account button.

4. Scroll down to the Configurations section, then click the Database Manager icon.

5. Click the Microsoft SQL Server icon.
6. Click the Add button.
7. Complete the required information and click OK.
    You have created a new database and are returned to the Database Manager.

Note: We recommend that you enable database backups.