mysqldump : MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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mysqldump drop create use case sensitivity

Dumped sql from MySQL is showing inconsistencies in the name of the database. Using the following bog standard method to dump a database: mysqldump --add-drop-database -u someuser --databases ...
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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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Point in time forward MySQL Dump

I have a MySQL table that stores a list of bookings that's made online. I need to have these bookings dumped to a CSV file which will then be picked up by a client server application through a SSH ...
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MySQLDump and Amazon RDS

I need to dump the contents of an RDS database into a SQL file, and restore that file to another RDS or MySQL instance. On the RDS instance there are a number of databases and users, and I would like ...
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Exporting Very Large Database from mysql 5.5

Before I proceed, I would like to confirm can I export a very large table of 3.6GB size using the MySQL Admin Export feature. I have exported tables of small size like 28 MB but just wondering ...
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Error while running automysqlbackup

I have setup automysqlbackup on Centos for a server with approximately 52 databases. I did try to increase the max_connections to 250 and max_allowed_packet to 100M, however that did not solve the ...
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Sync MySQL 4.0 table to MySQL 5.6 server every few minutes

I am tasked with getting a copy of a table on a MySQL 4.0 server synced to a completely different database on a MySQL 5.6 server every few minutes for the purposes of having that table available ...
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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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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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Restore mysql from database snapshot

I have a folder containing the snapshot taken from a database. They are all in the format organisation_product_tablename.sql. How can I restore them back into the database? EDIT 1: I managed to ...
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want to download 3GB database table from my development mysql server [duplicate]

I need to download database structure with data. Total size of the DB is more than 3GB. If i use phpmyadmin it is not working. I have also tried by increasing the execution time in php.ini. I need ...
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How would I exclude a group of tables based on a name prefix foo_* from a mysqldump?

I'd like to exclude a group of tables from a mysqldump command (from a bash script). I might not know the exact table names ahead of time but they will be named with the prefix foo_ or might contain ...
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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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mysql logs same query multiple times or is it application problem?

I have temporarily switched on logging on the server. The site is used in the US and local time there was 4 in the morning so not many people are using it at that time. What I did was delete any logs ...
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Unable to migrate local database to RDS instance

I recently created an MySQL instance on Amazon RDS. Unfortunately, I'm not able to connect to the instance from the MySQL command line. I will brief you the details. 1) I want to move/migrate my ...
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Upgrade from mysql 4.1 to mysql 5.5

I was going through upgrade process of mysql server. It is mentioned that to upgrade from 4.1 to 5.5 we need to upgrade step by step like first to 5.0,5.1 ...5.4 and then 5.5. I have some questions : ...
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MYSQL backup options using mysqldump and mysqlbackup

I'm currently using mysqldump to backup mysql database. I heard that mysqlbackup offers a much much better performance. Unfortunately it requires MySQL enterprise version which is pricy. A few ...
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MySQL dump error (#1005 - Can't create table 'novephp_cz_bv.jos_jquarks_customsets' (errno: 150))

I´m trying dump mysql database from MySQL 5.1. to MySQL 5.5. But I´m getting an error "#1005 - Can't create table 'novephp_cz_bv.jos_jquarks_customsets' (errno: 150)". Problematic part of script is ...
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how to speed up cpu limited mysql database backup

I have a database that has a structure that unfortunately requires having a lot of tables (10k+). It's not possible to change the structure now. The database itself is not very large (<1GB), but ...
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No NULLs, yet invalid byte sequence for encoding “UTF8”: 0x00

I've spent the last 8 hours trying to import the output of 'mysqldump --compatible=postgresql' into PostgreSQL 8.4.9, and I've read at least 20 different threads here and elesewhere already about this ...
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Error generating mysqldump with flush tables read lock option

I wrote a simple bash script that generates mysqldump while locking the tables. # Generate mysqldump that will be used on client side Q1="USE test;" Q2="FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK;" Q3="SYSTEM ...
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“Display width out of range for column” error when importing mysql 5.1 dump into 5.5

I am migrating to a new server, and trying to move my database from a 5.1 to 5.5 server. I created a dump with mysqldump -u root -p --add-drop-database --triggers dbname > dbname.sql When I ...
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MySQL - Out of memory: Kill process 3046 (mysqld)

We run a MySQL (v5.6.17) dump backup every 4 hours, and today noticed: Apr 19 20:09:30 mysql1 kernel: Out of memory: Kill process 3046 (mysqld) score 970 or sacrifice child Apr 19 20:09:30 mysql1 ...
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How do I change the DEFINER of a VIEW in Mysql?

When I run mysqldump, I get an error: mysqldump: Got error: 1449: The user specified as a definer ('root'@'foobar') does not exist when using LOCK TABLES This makes sense because foobar is a legacy ...
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mysqldump: dump several tables from db. what will be locked?

I have active database with dozens of tables. Among them several are unused (no queries/insertions are performing over them for a while). I want to dump that inactive tables. I would suggest that it ...
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mysqldump dump file size

I have used mysql-administrator to back up my mediawiki and bugzilla database. Now there is an issue with charsets I can't fix. So I deciced to try mysqldump with -single-transaction --routines ...
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Make MySQL dump from parts of each table

I need to export some data from different tables. I tried this query select * into outfile 'C:\Users\\User\\Desktop\\ololo.sql' from db.users where id % 2 = 1; After this query, the SQL file was ...
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MySQL backup breakes a table every time

I've a MySQL Server 5.1.58-1ubuntu1 installed on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Every night we do a backup of all the databases with this script: rm -rf /var/backup/mysql/ * for i in $(echo 'SHOW DATABASES;' ...
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SQL Error while restoring big database in Mysql

I have successfully created a MYSQL dump on RHEL 6 machine. The dump file is having 40 GB. When I try to restore it in an UBUNTU machine I got this error.
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mysqldump: Does --lock-tables=false work with MyISAM tables?

So, I have to check and come with a backup solution for a very busy mysql server (with tables over 5 GB). Due to resources constraints, they choose to set all tables with the MyISAM engine. Currently, ...
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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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Backup / Export data from MySQL 5.5 attachments table keeps failing!

Can anyone please help! - I have a large table in a MySQL 5.5 database. It is a table which holds a mixture of blobs/binary data and just data rows with links to file paths. It has just over a million ...
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mysqldump confusion

I must be missing something. The line I keep seeing everywhere for a consistent backup is: mysqldump --single-transaction --all-databases > alldbs.sql Yet the MySQL docs indicate --opt is on by ...
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XML dump of MySQL database don't include foreign key constraints. What can be the reason? sqldump(.sql) file list it

I am accessing schema information of databases in XML format. I am taking dump of the database in XML format using the command below. mysqldump --no-data --xml -u root -p bakerydb > bakerydb.xml ...
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Issues with mysqldump after upgrade 5.5 -> 5.6

A few months ago I updated a MySQL setup from 5.5 to 5.6. Since then I've been having problems with a script that I use to dump the various databases so that I can back them up. The script is a short ...
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Why does InnoDB store all databases in one file?

It was convenient that MyISAM used to store each table in a corresponding file. InnoDB has made advancements in many aspects, but I wonder why InnoDB stores all databases in one file (ibdata1 by ...
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How can I backup/dump MYSQL database with foreign key constraints?

I wanted to take the dump of the MySQL database with all the constraints on that database. The dump (.sql file) I am having right now don't show any reference key(foreign key) relationship. I am ...
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restore using mysqlbinlog failing

While doing restore from a MySQL binary log file, it is failing with the following error . mysqlbinlog mysql-bin.000036 | mysql -u root -p asdb ERROR 1032 (HY000) at line 48: Can't find record in ...
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Backup live MySQL database

I have a single MySQL database Server version: 5.5.35-cll MySQL Community Server (GPL) ENGINE is MyISAM I use 'mysqldump' to backup and restore the database. Size of the dumpfile is 3GB+ Once a ...
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Upgrading mysql myisam 5.1 to mysql 5.6: force innodb on restore?

I inherited a DB using myisam on mysql 5.1 because of the need for fulltext search. I now read that fulltext search is available on mysql 5.6 innodb. Doing this would solve a lot of problems, as long ...
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mysqldump issues with DreamHost

Background: I sought to rename a database on Dreamhost web hosting VPS account. I also wanted to rename a database user for the database to be created above. I followed the approached detailed at ...
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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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Speeding up mysqldump / reload

Converting a large schema to file-per-table and I will be performing a mysqldump/reload with --all-databases. I have edited the my.cnf and changed "innod_flush_log_at_trx_commit=2" to speed up the ...
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MySQLdump on specific db date

I'm new in here and i don't really know where to start but here is my concern. I need to backyp a MySQL DB running under windows once a week. For e.g every friday i need to backup and transfer to ...
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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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Mysql replication dump without down time? empty sql file

I try to create dump as replication master data and use followed command to create dump, but sql file only contains paramters and there is no data and structure. The command is : mysqldump ...
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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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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 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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Why does importing a MySQL dump cause so many I/O?

I imported 100 SQL-format dump files. The total size was 20 GB. The resulting .ibd files after the import had a total size of 40 GB. mysqld.exe wrote 1.1 TB and read 120 GB on the disk. Why so many ...