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MDLog:/sysadmin: Backup Your MySQL Databases Automatically with AutoMySQLBackup

May 31, 2006, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Ducea)

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"If you site relies on MySQL and stores its sensitive data in a MySQL database, you will most definitely want to backup that information so that it can be restored in case of any disaster (manual mistake to delete some data, software errors, hardware errors, server compromise, etc.). In a previous post I have presented that MySQL provides the basic tool (mysqldump) to perform database backups. This is required because backing up a database is a little different than backing up regular files..."

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