MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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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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NDB Cluster seems to ignore foreign_key_checks=OFF

According to MySQL documentation on the local foreign_key_checks variable Beginning with MySQL Cluster NDB 7.3.2, setting this variable has the same effect on NDB tables as it does for InnoDB ...
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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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Importing backup(.sql) file into a database. local to remote machine.

I have a database backup(.sql file) in my local machine. It is around 36Gb. And I need to import this backup to a database which is in a remote server, which has a free space of 39Gb. If I try to ...
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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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Safest way to perform mysqldump on a live system with active reads and writes?

I'm not sure if this is true but I remember reading if you run the following command in linux mysqldump -u username -p database_name > backup_db.sql while reads and writes are being made to a ...
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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 ...
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mysqldump Error 2013

I have a database installed, that I would like to backup in mysql. The problem is mysqldump fails on exporting the 'maia_mail' table # mysqldump -u root -p maia > maia.sql mysqldump: Error ...
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Is it safe to run parallel innodb single-transaction of individual tables

I can't seem to find the internals for --single-transaction mysqldump option for InnoDB tables, but is it possible to use --single-transaction for single tables in a parallel dump so that the ...
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MySQL Dump Restoration when FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0

I currently use a SaaS DBMS. Backups of my database are provided to me in the form of a MySQL dump, and I noticed that FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0. I am annoyed by this because it appears that this dump is ...
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How to mysqldump to a subset of rows in specific table during a complete backup

I have a database (myDB) that holds some tables. During my backup process I have one of those tables that should be filtered. So I want to backup only a subset of rows inside table1, when I backup the ...
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mysqldump slows down to a crawl

I have a table with ~10mln records that I want to dump. Running: mysqldump --opt --skip-extended-insert database table > table.sql While monitoring progress I have noticed that first 9.8mln ...
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What are the minimum persmission required to restore mysql dump

I'm trying to create a cronjob which will be populating the data on the server from a local machine. What are the best permission which are required to restore mysql Dump I want to restore the dump ...
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Error on import of mysqldump file - Illegal double value found during parsing

I am currently getting the following error while trying to import / restore a mysqldump file: ERROR 1367 (22007) at line 445: Illegal double '1.79769313486232e+308' value found during parsing I ...
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Export and Import large database from one rds of amazon to newly created amazon rds

We are facing some issue. We would like to export and import mysql database "xyz" from old rds say xyz-rds to newly created rds say abc-rds (mysql). We are approaching common method taking full ...
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mysqldump vs mysqlpump

I just heard about mysqlpump - it looks like it was released with MySQL 5.7, however MySQL 5.7 still includes mysqldump. They're both backup programs, but could anyone summarize the main differences? ...
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Will a mysqldump ever break my database?

I tried to backup my database with mysqldump. I've done this on a live website also. Is there any chance that this command could ever break a website/database?
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What is the best way to recover from a mysql replication fail?

Today, the replication between our master mysql db server and the two replication servers dropped. I have a procedure here which was written a long time ago and i'm not sure it's the fastest method to ...
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How to make sure that mysqldump command is working in command prompt

I'm getting this error: C:\Users\IT-Admin>mysqldump 'mysqldump' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
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Number of rows in SQL dump [closed]

Is there any way to check how many rows are in an SQL dump file? I have a large 32GB dump, and wanted to check how many rows are in the file. I am using a windows machine with a MySQL server, ...
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Why is mysqldump not saving newly added databases?

I am using the following command to backup all mysql databases in script that is run as cronjob. mysqldump -u root -p'***' --all-databases > backupdb.sql I have added new databases recently and ...
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How to dump whole database from remote server on sequel pro

I have a database connection to a remote host on SequelPro Mac OSX. How can i dump whole database. I need a dump like what mysqldump command does: $ mysqldump --opt -u [uname] -p[pass] [dbname] > ...
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Mariadb improve performance while import dumpfile

I have a dumpfile with millions data inside. I want to decrease time because I waited too long. I imported 10 million data (3 GB) and I waited 1:30 hours. I will import nearly 100 million data (30 GB) ...
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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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MySQL import a sql file but login for which is different than localhost db

I have a SQL file which I want to import into MySQL using the command line but get an error saying that the username does not have access to it. The file is too big, like 35GB, so I can't open it and ...
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Use --databases on mysqldump or not?

I have seen this two ways: mysqldump -u username -ppassword --databases mydb >with.sql mysqldump -u username -ppassword mydb >without.sql I did a linux 'diff' on the two and the with.sql file ...
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mysqldump: How to include index type?

When I dump the schema of my database mysqldump --no-data my_db > schema.sql I get lines like this KEY `index_tbl_on_col` (`col`) but I want lines like this KEY `index_tbl_on_col` (`col`) ...
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mysql duplicate entry error 1062 when restoring backup

Sorry, I seen similar threads but I still couldn't find it addressing my issue plus, I needed some more info on this. Requirement: To create an exact replica 'db4' of an existing DB 'db3'. Procedure ...
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Myloader command: Table doesn't exist

I took the backup of mysql database using mydumper command: mydumper -B mydb -o /backup/oct3 -s 500000 -c -m -S /tmp/mysql.sock -u root -p password@123 -v 3 Now, I am restoring mysql database ...
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Restore .dmp file into csv

We have asked our clients for certain data in a csv file format and we just got a .dmp file. I have been trying to open it using MySQL as if it were .dump but it doesn't work. I have seen other ...
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Mysqldump treats some table as View

When doing a mysqldump, some tables are being skipped because mysqldump treats them as View rather than Table although they're 100% tables. So for some tables it looks like -- Retrieving table ...
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Is any tool for taking MySQL Dump Automatically with a particular time? [closed]

I am using VS2010 and MySQL for my project. My client wantw to take mysqldump every day like a daily backup. I want to give my client a tool for taking mysqldumps on a particular time schedule. Do ...
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Can't restore mysqldump database backup in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to restore a database backup created using mysqldump. If I do: $ mysqldump -u ROOT -p DATABASE_NAME < DATABASE.SQL the database remains empty, even though I get some screen output ...
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Importing MySQL tables from other database in live site with mysqldump can cause trouble?

Scenario: I want to replicate MySQL tables from one database to other database. Possible best solution: May be to use MySQL Replication feature. Current solution on what I'm working as workaround ...
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MySQL backup practices

I have a MySQL master-master replication with second master in read-only mode. My questions reg backup are: I have 10 databases so should I take daily backup as one dump containing all the ...
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Converting live MyISAM table to InnoDB

I have a table that tracks web traffic. The table is constantly written and read from. Since table is pretty big in size I have to make sure the application will not "freeze" in the process of ...
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Any option for mysqldump to ignore databases for backup?

We have 40 databases in our server. We want to take 36 databases backup using mysqldump. How can i ignore remaining 4 databases in mysqldump command? Is there any option for mysqldump to ignore ...
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How can I mysqldump all databases except the mysql schema? [duplicate]

I want to backup all 200+ databases on MySQL server to all-dbs.sql. I want to exclude the mysql schema. How can I do that ?
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How to view the data from a .mysql file?

I have a .mysql database file. I need to open it and view the data. I've MySQL Server & MySQL Workbench installed into my Ubuntu 14.04. Now how do I open the .mysql file and view the data inside ...
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Using mysqldump and command line client

Very new to db admin. I am using Windows Server 2012 R2 in a testing environment, trying to teach myself basically. Looking into db replication. I have a very simple and newbie question. I am ...
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What is the recommended way to backup a MySQL/Amazon RDS database to S3?

I have two purposes for this: To have an offsite backup in case of a region wide problem with Amazon Web Services. To copy production data from a production billing account to a beta billing ...
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Cannot locally import UTF-8 encoded SQL database on Mac

I was importing a confirmed UTF-8 encoded SQL database into Sequel Pro on Mac and got thrown this error halfway through: An error occurred when reading the file, as it could not be read in the ...
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Which databases are backed up by “mysqldump --all-databases”?

Which databases are included in the dump generated by mysqldump --all-databases? By my experience, that should be all the user-created databases, plus the mysql database. The database ...
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Unable to load mysql dump file

I recently had to deal with migrating some servers over (rather was forced to by the hosting company) and we took too long to migrate our data so they did it for us. Unfortunately they just copied ...
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Consistent mysqldump of mixed InnoDB and MyISAM tables from RDS instance

I have MySQL db on dedicated server. I would like it to be an external master for an RDS instance. And I want to make backups of RDS. (Currently we have mix of both InnoDB and MyISAM but we are slowly ...