MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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Dump with special characters in table column name

I'm taking over an old database, and while doing recovery tests from my dump I found out a table is wrongly backed up, the table definition is truncated. Looking at the live db I've found a column ...
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Securing MySQL backup process

I'm running my MySQL backups through cron scheduled every night, but the thing is in cron the username and password is given for it run, is there any other way I can securely run the backups? where I ...
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Migrating MySQL database structure with foreign keys fails

I am trying to set up a new testing server with a somewhat complex database structure by dumping the old database and importing it. But even though I use SET FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0;, the import fails ...
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How do you dump specific table(s)?

Hi i have a shell script for doing a selected databases backup. Now my requirement is i wanted to take a particular tables in a database to be backed up. Each database backup need to be created in ...
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how to dump a single stored procedure from a database

I need to create a dump file that contains a single stored procedure from a database. Not all routines from that database
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Mysqldump without slow query

Situation: I currently monitor an instance of MySQL for slow queries. We have a mysql user dedicated to backups which performs a mysqldump, but the mysqldump gets logged as a slow query. Question: ...
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Between optimizing a 1-billion rows table and dump-restoring it, which would be faster?

Have multiple tables which had more than 1 billion rows. Archived and deleted many of them, now want to recover the disk space. Have option to either optimize the table, or dump the table and restore ...
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Taking MySQL dump from another machine

I have a MySQL db on Machine A and I want to access the mysqldump from machine B. Both machines are running on Linux and I also have the credentials of both, but I can't access the mysqldump. What ...
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How can I monitor the progress of an import of a large .sql file?

I am importing a 7 GB foobar.sql to restore a table in a local database. $ mysql -h localhost -u root 'my_data' < foobar.sql $ mysql --version /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql Ver 14.12 Distrib ...
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incompatibility of max_allowed_packet in mysql

I have a client and I want to dump a row such as : $ mysqldump -uroot -p pahlevan_azad mp_posts --where="id='655'" --max-allowed-packet=1024 > dump.sql Warning: option 'max_allowed_packet': ...
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Why database size is smaller in RDS

I am trying to move my database from MySQL to RDS MySQL. I do a simple mysqldump to transfer. I use this query: SELECT TABLE_NAME, table_rows, data_length, index_length, round(((data_length + ...
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Should a MySQL slave used for backup also be used to service read-only requests in a production environment?

Based on best practices, I'm wondering if we should have at least one slave that's used solely as a backup server, without servicing any forward-facing requests from users. For example, if we have a ...
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MySQL replication Got fatal error 1236

I am getting this error when starting a new slave replication from master. Last_IO_Error: Got fatal error 1236 from master when reading data from binary log: 'log event entry exceeded ...
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Restoring MySQL dump ERROR 1449

I took hot backup (dump) from my Master MySQL DB with below command mysqldump -uroot -p --skip-lock-tables --single-transaction --flush-logs --hex-blob --master-data=2 -A > ~/dump.sql ...
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Lost connection to mysql while restoring dump. Is it safe to resume?

I was in the process of restoring an sql dump to a newly created RDS mysql instance on AWS. The dump was created with the following command: mysqldump --all-databases \ --single-transaction \ ...
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Mysql Replication backup and restoration failed multipal time

I tried restoring MySQL backup several time but unfortunately it gets failed by some or the new reason. I have 2 host Master & Slave with below details. Server1_Master os-centos6.7 mysql- ...
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How to import a single table in Windows environment

I am running Windows 7 with xampp. I can easily import a database with the following command: mysql -u user -p database < backup.sql The problem is that I have a database around 8.5 GB, which ...
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Error while restoring a Database from an SQL dump

I am extremely new to MySQL and am running it on Windows. I am trying to restore a Database from a dumpfile in MySQL, but I get the following error: $ >mysql -u root -p -h localhost -D database ...
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MySQL DB import/export command line in Windows

How to export / import a database in MySQL through the command line? MySQL system configuration, WampServer server installed. OS: Windows The advice for my local host, not an live hosting...
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mysqldump resulting in empty file

I keep getting empty files generated from running $command = 'mysqldump -uroot -pmysql pakaranak tamp2 > mydb_tables.sql'; exec($command); I'm using phpMyAdmin Version 2.10.3. So, any ideas?
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mysqldump with --skip-grant-tables

It appears the files in my /var/lib/mysql/mysql are borked, and I can only start mysqld with --skip-grant-tables. Now I want to export all tables with mysqldump --all-databases, wipe and reinstall ...
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missing frm files for restore

We backup a database daily with mysqldump using the following options: --quick --hex-blob --lock-tables --skip-extended-insert --flush-logs --max_allowed_packet=500M Each database gets its own ...
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mysqldump --single-transaction, yet update queries are waiting for the backup

If I use mysqldump --single-transaction, according to the docs it should do flush tables with read lock to get a consistent state and then start a transaction and no writers should be waiting. ...
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How to merge MySQL backup files (*.sql)

We have several MySQL backup files of a database in *.SQL format and we want to restore the database by using these files. However, as the sql files contains "DROP TABLE" definitions, running one ...
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How to merge MySQL backup files (*.sql) [duplicate]

We have several MySQL backup files of a database in *.SQL format and we want to restore the database by using these files. However, as the sql files contains "DROP TABLE" definitions, running one ...
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mysql optimize table and mysqldump

I have a dbserver with about 1.000 databases. This year (2015) we didn't do anything about table optimizing at all. Also our had an uptime for almost a year (338 days). Our backup script with ...
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Dumping data to a CSV file

I am trying to export mysql data to a csv file and before I execute the command, I'd like to make sure the outcome as intended. If I run, mysqldump -u user -ppassword --no-create-info --tab=c:/temp ...
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Dreadful encoding issue

I've got several Drupal sites, and all their tables are latin1 and collations are latin1_swedish_ci. Recently, I wanted to shrink my ibdata1 so I proceeded to read this answer and I dropped my tables ...
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How do you encrypt data while performing a mysqldump?

My OS is windows 7. How can I encrypt data while performing a mysqldump? From the command prompt, can I take a mysqldump with encrypted varchar and texts values? Please help me. Thanks
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Mysqldump.exe Unknown option --no-beep

When I try to run the command : "C:\Program Files (x86)\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.6\bin\mysqldump.exe" -u root -p******* my_database > backups/my_database_backup_20151221121320.sql it says ...
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How to increase fast backup and restore of 500GB database using mysqldump?

There is a database A size of 500GB. Tables in database A contains both MyISAM and INNODB tables. MyISAM tables are master tables and Innodb tables are main transaction tables. Backup and restore ...
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ERROR 1166 (42000) at line 65203: Incorrect column name ''

I have a big snapshot database size is about 44GB in mydata.sql. When I run it overnight, it show this error message: $ mysql -u root < mydata.sql ERROR 1166 (42000) at line 65203: Incorrect ...
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Move data from mysql 4.0 to 5.6 without corrupting encoding

I have a old mysql database that I would like to move to a recent version of mysql and optimize for SELECT ... WHERE ... statements. It is going to be a SELECT only database. Original database uses ...
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How to reset slave without over write of master dump in mysql

My master having position is File Position mysql-bin.000046 430674598 I lost my data dir of mysql on master after that I have backup of slave which restored in master.Now Both ...
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MySQL for Oracle DBA

I am a newbie to MySQL, but understand Oracle databases well. I need a quick help to understand the architectural differences. Currently I am working on a Windows platform. 1) In Oracle we have to ...
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Point in time restore MySQL

I want to perform a point in time restore on MySQL. I want to change log_bin value and ensure that log files are created. I am following this article and am working on a Windows platform. Log ...
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Recommendation for the mysqldump?

I have approx 90 GB of database, I need to schedule a mysqldump backup , thats why I Required a recommendation how much time it takes for the full hot backup? Because I didn't taken that much size of ...
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Problem with mysqldump and view

When using mysqldump to backup MySQL, I got following error. mysqldump --all-databases --routines >> all.sql mysqldump: Couldn't execute 'show table status like 'hdkien'': SELECT command denied ...
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Continuously backup/restore selected tables

I'm backing up production data locally to perform experiments and investigate production bugs. I need only a handful of tables from product DB. I'm using generic mysqldump and now facing a problem ...
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Restore of database using Mysql DUmp

How would i verify that whatever the backup i have taken is correctly restored or not. EG: I am taking backup on live system where inserts are going on.backup size is around 50 GB.I have started the ...
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My DB restarts again and again

MySQL keeps restarting and logs keep giving this errors InnoDB: Database was not shutdown normally! InnoDB: Starting crash recovery. InnoDB: Reading tablespace information from the .ibd ...
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How to convert a MySQL database to PostgreSQL?

Is there any command line tool for converting the MySQL database to PostgreSQL? I'd also like to know if there is a way to convert the database using the normal mysqldump command.
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Unexpected behaviour when got error in the middle of mysqldump backup file import

i am using mysql 5.5.40 version. i am importing a large .sql file having around 36000 lines using a script. The script contains below statements. mysql -uxx -p < dumpfile.sql 2 > error.log cat ...
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How does mydumper's ''--use-savepoints" option reduce metadata locking

MyDumper 0.6.1 add a new option --use-savepoints. From the manual, it means: Use savepoints to reduce metadata locking issues, needs SUPER privilege I don't understand. How does it "reduce ...
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Taking a mysqldump from a specific point in time

Is there a way I can take mysql dump from a specific point in time until the latest? Let me explain the need of such requirement, maybe someone could suggest a better option: I took a mysqldump ...
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How can I generate the code-containing comments like mysqldump?

I'm needing to duplicate the mysqldump command in Python, and I am trying to figure out how automatically generate the code comments like mysqldump generates. If you're wondering why I am doing such ...
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How to run mysqldump from windows command prompt

I'm using non-install version of mysql5.1 on Windows. I have placed "mysql" folder under c:\ and it seems to work fine. But when I try C:\>mysql\bin\mysqldump.exe -u root -p mydatabase > ...
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FLUSH LOGS command introduces a long sleep

I am using Percona mysql 5.0-92-log on Centos 6.6 final. I have logged in as a privileged user to mysql. If I issue command mysql> FLUSH LOGS; The terminal goes for a long sleep Below is the ...
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How can I optimize a mysqldump of a large database?

I have a symfony application with an InnoDB database that is ~2GB with 57 tables. The majority of the size of the database resides in a single table (~1.2GB). I am currently using mysqldump to ...
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mysqldump - does it have non-repeatable DMLs?

We are migrating databases using mysqldump, and since this is the first time I'm doing it, I have a couple of questions. If in the middle of mysqldump the utility crashes(for some reason- latest was ...