MySQL is one of the most popular databases in the world. This database can be installed on the Microsoft Windows platform besides of Linux platform. Why this database is so popular? It may be caused by its powerful feature set and that it’s free to use. As a database administrator, a database backup is really crucial to maintain the availability of the data. It will minimize the risk if something happens to our database.
Since MySQL is a popular database, there are many applications that we can use to back it up. Now we will give you a look at MySQLDumper as a tool for backing up MySQL databases.