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Web and Database Services

Web Hosting

Researchers and others rely heavily on the web today to share the latest information and news. At SDSC, the web services group provides reliable 24/7 UNIX and Windows Web hosting to the UC San Diego community.

SDSC servers are equipped with the latest versions of Apache and PHP, including 4 GB of initial NFS disk, with nightly tape backups; this includes no throughput throttling and no monthly transfers. A complimentary MySQL database is provided for use with the web site, along with 24/7 monitoring and support in a secure computer room with conditioned and emergency backup power.

Database Hosting

Currently housing numerous multi-terabyte databases, SDSC's Oracle environment provides high-availability data storage for medium and large projects. The Oracle environment currently is served on a three node Sun Niagara cluster for performance and redundancy. All Oracle processors are monitored and supported 24/7.

 For smaller databases not needing the robust Oracle environment, SDSC offers a MySQL database solution. SDSC offers and supports on a 24/7 basis more than 100 databases using MySQL.

Web and Database Pricing

Service General Cost Components


Web and MySQL/Postgres Database Hosting $61/mo. for Apache or Tomcat, 4GB space and MySQL/Postgres included, no data transfer costs


Oracle Database Hosting Rate is dependent on the amount of data. For a quote, please contact Oracle Services.


MS SQL Database Hosting For MS SQL Server hosting, contact IT Services.


Please contact Web & DB Services for more information on web and database hosting at SDSC.