MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Copying MySQL schema, some tables not getting recognized!

From the 'data' folder of my colleague I copied the entire 'MyDatabase' folder and pasted that in my own 'data' folder.Now, some tables are getting recognized while others are not.**All the tables are ...
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Migrating all MySQL databases from from one server another. Getting error during import

I create a mysqldump on all the databases on the source server with this command: mysqldump -h mysql-01 -u root -p --all-databases > newdump.sql This takes about an hour, but runs fine. Now, ...
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Operation failed with exitcode 1 - while importing from a dump folder

I'm new to dbs and I'm trying to learn how a certain db works. They gave me a dump folder to play with it but, after setting up a connection (works), while trying to import, I get this annoying ...
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Mysql shutting down during a mysqldump of a specific database

I have a server which is running Centos 6.6 with Cpanel. I have been attempting to do mysqldump backups on individual databases. All of the databases are under 5MB except for one. The database that ...
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mysqldump error on common_schema

I tried to take the backup of common_schema in Server version: 5.5.44 MySQL Community Server (GPL). mysqldump -u root -p common_schema > common_schema_bkup.sql I got the following error: ...
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MySQL : How to restore mysql dump (.sql) ignoring DROP TABLE statement?

I am trying to restore multiple mysql dump (.sql) files. Data in each dump file are from the same table, but with different ID (primary key) range. For example, > 1.sql (0 < ID && ID ...
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How do I restore a mysql dump that was created in xml format?

I have a rather big XML formatted MySQL dump It was created with the --xml param (-X) param of mysqldump. I need to import it in. This article from 2010 indicates that there was no "built in" way ...
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mysqldump restore error

I am getting the error below, while restoring a dump to RDS MySQL 5.6. Dump is taken from MySQL 5.5 originally. I tried restoring twice but same error. Can anyone help ERROR 1064 (42000) at line ...
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Windows crashes on doing sql dump [closed]

Windows simply crashes and opens the blue screen for dumping physical memory on trying to import sql dump. Blue screen error: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL So far I have tried 4 methods: Through workbench ...
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Backup a MySQL database -options

I'm relatively new to database driven sites. In order to backup a database I use phpMyAdmin's Export function from the server and download the output to my computer. That works, but it requires me to ...
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Database Dump/Backup but only to specific records?

This question is about MySQL Backup (or Dump) whereby i want to backup and store information from only information related to a person; SchoolA from the School Table in this example. So, I should not ...
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Preserving create_time when loading a mysqldump file [duplicate]

I want to make a copy of a MySQL database but preserve the information_schema.create_time for each of the tables. I haven't been able to find an option to do that with mysqldump.
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MySQL database dump bombs out Error 1064 when using LOCK TABLES

This specific machine is running MySQL version 5.0.27. I have tried to get a full dump of this database several times and each time it bombs out. Tried getting just a structure dump of it and this is ...
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Strategy for setting up a 60gb MySQL database from a dump?

I have been trying to set up a 60gb MySQL database from a dump. I loaded it into MySQL Workbench on my standard-issue dual-core 2.4 Ghz, 4gb RAM, 2011 Macbook Pro. After roughly 24h, it had only been ...