mysqldump : MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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Restore dropped mysql database

I create a database each year from the previous year, back up and then clean up the tables. So I have databases for the past 3 years. This year I did not do a backup and accidentally dropped the ...
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mysql works, mysqldump doesn't

I have mysql 5.5 on my ubuntu 12.04 server. This command: mysql -u root -p works perfectly, but this gives me error: mysqldump -u root -p mydb_name > a.sql mysqldump: Got error: 2002: Can't ...
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How do I dump only the data for all tables using mysqldump

I have a new database with schema and primary key, FK, index constraints created for all tables. How do I dump only the data from an existing database using mysqldump, so that I can import only the ...
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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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How to change data structure in mysql using mysqldump without deleting files

Essentially what I'm trying to do is sync a production server with a sandbox server, but only the table structures and stored procedures. The procedures aren't any problem since they can be overriden, ...
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how to import mysql database structure?

I have a database on Machine A. What I want is to dump my database in such a way that when I import it on another machine (Machine B) only the structure of the tables and Database are created. I want ...
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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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Why max_allowed_packet is larger in mysqldump than mysqld in my.cnf?

If you look at the sample config such as /usr/share/mysql/my-large.cnf, you will find.. [mysqld] max_allowed_packet = 1M [mysqldump] max_allowed_packet = 16M What is the point? Because when you ...
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How to copy a MySQL database which is a mixture of InnoDB and MyISAM to the same server?

Because mysqldump takes forever, we decided to just move around the files. Because the 2 databases are on the same server, a cp will be fast. The problem is, from research, MyISAM is okay with being ...
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mysqldump fails to dump database

I m using following sql query for creating db backup mysqldump -u[username] -p[password] -h[hostname] [database] | gzip > [backup file path] This generates zipped .sql file in path specified but ...
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How do I show warnings when loading data created from mysqldump?

I've got a large .sql file with large insert into ... values ... statements. Many of these statements are generating warnings during execution. How can I get mysql to print the warnings? If it hit ...
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mysqldump vs LOAD DATA INFILE

Why would you ever use mysqldump to repopulate a table over load data infile? Here's the back story to my question. We had a table that was incorrectly partitioned. It was supposed to be ...
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Can mysqldump dump triggers and procedures?

Is there any way of making a mysqldump which will save all the triggers and procedures from a specified db? Some time ago I read that mysqldump will also save my triggers, but it doesn't look like ...
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Quick MySQL Backup

I have a database which is grown to 3GB and it has 3 MyISAM tables. And I have 4GB RAM. What will be the best (quick) way to backup this database without any performance lack. Or mysqldump will work ...
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Different MySQL Datafile Sizes After Restoration

I'm quite new in database administration. The database architecture of my current company is master-slave replication. We are using MySQL version 5.0.86. Some weeks ago, we upgraded the company's ...
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Backing up a 400-500 GB database on MySQL/Amazon RDS?

We have an Amazon RDS small instance for a MySQL datawarehousing database. Database size will be around 400-500 GB very shortly. What is the best way to backup our database? Can it be done ...
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adding another table to existing MySQL replication scenario

I'm running a simple MySQL replication scenario MASTER ➙ BLACKHOLE ➙ SLAVE, replicating only a number of tables via replicate-do-table on BLACKHOLE and SLAVE. Now I would like to add several more ...
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php/mysql database redesign and migration: changing databases to tables

I wrongly designed my application to have one database to each user. each user had 3 similar tables. I now want to have one database and 3 tables only; where i will use the database name in the old ...
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Why is my MySQL dump file and my phpMyadmin export file different sizes?

I am looking to create a cron job to backup my MySQL database. I am using this command: $ mysqldump --user="User" --password="Password" -A --single-transaction > /home/user/Export-`date ...
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Is MySql locking table during backup and how to avoid?

I have a scheduled backup that runs daily in MySQL and I have noticed that during the backup a lot of queries that query a frequently used table seem to take forever to complete. This causes the ...
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MySql - ERROR 1071 Specified key was too long; max key length is 1000 bytes while restoring dump

while trying to restore a MySql Dump, i get the following error: ERROR 1071 (42000) at line 25: Specified key was too long; max key length is 1000 bytes any ideas?
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how to verify mysql backup file

Is There any tool to verify the backup taken using mysqldump without manual restoration ? I have to take full backup daily so it is difficult for me to verify the backups daily by restoring them. As ...
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mysqldump freezing on a specific table

I dumped a database (sys_data) which is very big (800GB, all data in one ibdata file) from a remote server. But the dump was blocked at a table (tb_trade_376). My dump command: mysqldump -uxx -pxx ...
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How do I fix the definer problem The user specified as a definer ('fred'@'192.168.0.%') does not exist

I dumped an existing database from my web site into a new MySQL setup on my laptop. Everything works except pages that use a view, when the error message above appears. There is only one view on the ...
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MySQLDump wrong dump

i'm trying to generate a dump from my database but when i try to load the dump file it gives me an error. What should i do ? My MySQL ( loader) version is mysql "Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.57, for ...
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Load different date formats in mysql

I have a date field in my datafile which I am trying to load in MySQL, but the date field is in dd-mon-yy format and MySQL only understands YYYY-MM-DD. Is there a way by which I can load DD-MON-YY ...
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Does mysqldump -all-databases include all objects

Does mysqldump -all-databases include all objects ? I have to migrate all databases to new server.
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MySQL, import SQL dump with another database

I have an SQL dump of db1 that contains this line: "USE db1" If I import that file into db2 with: mysql -D db2 -uroot -p < /var/backups/db1.sql.gz Is there the risk that db1 will be overriden? ...
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How to dump only the MySQL database structure? [closed]

I am trying to take dump of MySQL database structure using the following commands: mysqldump -d -h localhost -u root -p databasename > dumpfile.sql mysqldump -d -h localhost -u root -p database ...
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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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mysqldump: flush-privileges option

I'd like to get some clarification about the --flush-privileges option for mysqldump. Here's the description of the option from the MySQL docs: --flush-privileges Send a FLUSH PRIVILEGES ...
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How to change the create and use statement in a large sql file without opening it

I need a way to change the schema name which appears in create statement and use statement of mysql dump file. The goal is having the database restored with a different database name on another ...
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How can I mysqldump all databases except the mysql schema?

I want to backup all databases on mysql server. I want to exclude the mysql schema. How can I do that ?
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Verify mysqldump backup is corruption free

We've got a cron task backing up our Database using mysqldump - my main concern is corruption, short of manually importing and checking the backups each time whats the best way to check / verify a ...
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Which are the minimum privileges required to get a backup of a MySQL database schema?

Which are the minimum privileges required to get a backup of a MySQL database schema? I am interested only on the schema, not on the data. Are SELECT privileges required?
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Backup everything except one record

I want to backup my database except t1 table's one record (where option='siteurl'). I'm trying mysqldump's --where command. mysqldump -u root --skip-extended-insert --where "option='siteurl'" ...
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How does mysqldump take place when there are more than one database?

I'm writing a shell script wherein I'm doing a mysqldump of all databases. My questions are: Are the tables of all databases in the server locked during the mysqldump? If I have to do an ...
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Is there any risk associated with stopping mysqldump incomplete?

I started to backup 30GB table at wrong time and now I want to stop it because it is estimated to take 7.5hours. I used following command and options: mysqldump -u db -p user table --hex-blob | gzip> ...
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mysql db backup excluding specific tables

Are there any mysql scripts for taking a database backup by excluding specified tables? Also, what is the best way to take backup of a running mysql system?
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Mysqldump throwing error 'Couldn't execute 'ROLLBACK TO SAVEPOINT sp':

Can any one please explain what is happening with our DB dumps? We are executing dump as below mysqldump -v --single-transaction --quick --lock-tables=false --skip-triggers -uXXX -pXXX ...
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Why didn't MySQL keep the innodb_file_format after loading a mysqldump

I was loading a mysql dump today when I ran into ERROR 1118 (42000) at line 279: Row size too large (> 8126) Which I thought was weird because I know I had turned on row compression and was ...
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MySQL backup InnoDB

I have a VoIP server running 24x7. At low peak hour at lease 150+ users are connected. My server has MySQL running with InnoDB engine on Windows 2008 platform. I like to take at least 2 times full ...
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MySQL Dump/Import progress on Windows

I'm going to dump a considerable big datatabase (7gb) from a MySQL 5.1 instance running on Windows into a .sql script and import it into a MySQL 5.5 instance, also on Windows (another machine). I'd ...
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ERROR 1100 (HY000) at line 11084: Table 'search_index' was not locked with LOCK TABLES

I'm trying to import a mysqldump backup of a drupal database taken from a server running MySQL 5.0 (which will be upgraded to 5.5) onto my local machine running MySQL 5.5.23. The import fails with the ...
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How to speed up a loading data into MySQL from a zipped archive

I dumped a large database to an archive with: mysqldump --compress --max_allowed_packet=500M -h myhost mydb | gzip > /tmp/mydb.sql.gz This took about 10 minutes to run, and generated a file ...
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Can I mysqldump an entire database while using where='condition' on individual tables?

I have used mysqldump to dump an entire database, However, when I want to use --where=condition", on individual tables, I have dumped individual tables mysqldump --where='condition' mydb table ...
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mysqldump reimport isnt working correct

I am trying to restore this database with my sql file I have...yet just get this output with it not importing anything into my db. Thoughts? [root@domU-12-31-39-0B-06-AA data]# mysqldump ...
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mysqldump seems to copy excessively

I have an old_server with 50 databases. I want to create new_server with just 3 databases. When I try using mysqldump, it seems like all the database directories (although they are empty on ...
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MySQL corruption even after full dump and re-import

We have a production issue where MySQL has started spitting InnoDB corrupt page errors and falling over. The error message seem to relate to indexes so I assume the data itself is ok and when I ...
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How to enable all the possible backup options of MySQL

I normally use MySQL Administrator to backup my database. I want to enable all the backup options for the available backup types in MySQL. I noticed that Binary Logging is not running on my PC. How to ...