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Zmanda: How to Setup and Verify a Backup Solution for MySQL in 15 Minutes

Oct 31, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shailen Patel)

[ Thanks to Zmanda for this link. ]

"The value of data stored in MySQL grows exponentially. For companies who are using MySQL in production, loss of data can be catastrophic, resulting in lost revenues, lost customers and lost reputations. Setting up a backup and restore process for MySQL databases typically takes up a lot of a DBA's time and attention.

"For our 15-minute challenge, we will backup a MySQL 5.0 database on Linux. We will only use freely downloadable open source software for the solution..."

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