MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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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 ...
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Are there any risks on using 'single-transaction' and 'extended-insert' on mysqldump?

I'm new in db administration and I've looked for a faster import of a mysqldump. I had a db with about 1.1 million rows and mostly InnoDB tables and wanted this to import on a managed server. Before ...
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ALTER DATABASE script preventing restore of MySQL database in another server

While backing up the database with mysqldump --routines options, I see ALTER DATABASE in the middle of the output dump, near the routines. /*!50003 DROP FUNCTION IF EXISTS `f_my_function` */; ALTER ...
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Why does mysqldump require drop command?

I am trying to backup a large table and after reading various other answers on this site have tried mysqldump --user=user --password=password dbname1 tablename | mysql --user=user --password=password ...
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Fixing MyISAM database without losing data

My old server was crashed but I was able to recover the databases from MySQL through testdrive. I'm trying to dump a database using mysqldump but it gives error for certain tables are crashed and ...
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understanding mysqldump auto-backup performance issues and inner functionality

Is there a performance issue, if I run a cronjob in background with mysqldump --single-transaction with a 60 seconds interval? Will my original database keep functioning without an issue while the ...
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Backup a huge database 200gb+

i have a mysql database where i need to take a backup of the log database. the problem is the log database i over 200gb and contains over 280 millions of rows, i need right now to remove a kind of ...
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Export MySQL Database with version compatibility

I'm trying to move a MySQL database out of my Win 2012 server & onto a shared hosting web server (Linux). I'm having problems importing the database (which imports fine into other hosted packages ...
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Need for backing up MySQL databases information_schema, performance_schema, mysql and phpmyadmin?

I know it's not necessary to backup the information_schema database, but what about the following databases (besides the user-defined databases)? performance_schema mysql phpmyadmin (So, in case ...
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Best way to restore 400GB+ worth of data in MySQL 5.6

So I'm trying to figure what the best/quickest way would be to refresh a massive amount of data. We're wanting to copy 3 months worth of data from a replication server to a QA server for product ...
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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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Is there an easy way to update a mysqldump file from version 9.11 to 10.11? [closed]

We have a client that has had their servers for soo long, they were still running MySQL 4.0.24. Now that they are refreshing their servers, we took a mysqldump of their current database to put into ...
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I really can't get rid of these conditional statements in mysqldump?

My mysqldump DDL file is filled with tons of this: /*!50003 CREATE*/ /*!50017 DEFINER=`root`@`localhost`*/ /*!50003 TRIGGER `my_trigger`... I've searched to no avail for an option to silence this. ...
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How to run a mysqldump from a .txt or .sql file inside a command line window?

If I run the follow line directly in command line window it will works good. C:\xampp\mysql\bin>mysqldump -u root d3bi>C:\Users\me\Desktop\test\testDump.sql How can I run a .txt or .sql file ...
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Import lots of mysqldumps with missing CREATE DATABASE

I have a bunch of mysqldumps of my old server with one database each. Unfortunately we forgot to add CREATE DATABASE ... in all those dumps. How can I import those files in one batch?
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Are certain environment variables required for mysql login-path?

I created a bash script that backs up my database, db_backup.sh It basically just runs these commands: DB=/home/linuxuser/backups/backupfilename.sql.gz mysqldump --login-path=local db_name | gzip &...
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mysqldump is not dumping data by default

mysqldump is dumping only the table structures, without data, by default. mysqldump -u user -d database -p Which is the option to dump is with data? How can I configure it, to include the data? (I ...
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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 2013:...
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Very weird Innodb Corruption Issue

I'll try to keep this to the point. System: OPenVZ VPS, debian 6, 512 MB RAM, 50 GB HDD (25GB free) I have a mysqldump dump file (3GB), that was created when the innodb database was working fine. ...
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Automysqlbackup fix error “Skipping the data of table mysql.event. Specify the --events option explicitly”

I need to fix the mysqldump warning "-- Warning: Skipping the data of table mysql.event. Specify the --events option explicitly.". I found that its because of not specifying whether or not to add ...
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Setting MySQLDump to keep running in the background after session times out

I'm tryng to set up a new Slave DB by copying another Slave DB. Normally I would simply use MySQLDump to dump the Slave and create a .sql file, then import that into the new database. However, as our ...
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An easy way to select one db dump from multiple db MySQL dump

In an urgent situation another person made a backup of all the databases from my webserver to one *.sql file (MySQL dump). Now I have a ~700 Mb file with about 20 different databases. As I only need ...
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Get list of excluded databases from command line by asking user

Based on this I'm working on this bash script for export all databases from MySQL but exlude some ones and also system ones. This is how it looks like: read -e -p "Enter MySQL root user: " -i "root" ...
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mysqldump doesn't restore database. why not?

Why doesn't my restore operation work? I created a dumpfile for a database using: mysqldump -u root -p databasename > /home/databasename_bkup.sql I then opened the dumfile and confirmed ...
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Recommendation about mysqldump?

I have approx 90 GB sized database, and I need to schedule a mysqldump backup. How long will it take to perform a full hot backup approximately? I'm asking because I've never had to backup a database ...
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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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Shell script for partial table backup

I have multiple database in my MYSQL server and i want to take some particular tables backup from each database. can anyone help me in writting a shell script for this scenario.
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Mysql events table

I am trying to create a script to backup all mysql databases. This is the command that I am trying : sudo mysqldump -u user -ppassword --all-databases > /tmp/all-database.sql And this is the ...
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Daily backup with mysqldump

I want a periodic MySQL database backup, but I don't have permission to access ssh. When I try to run mysqldump via command line in Plesk Scheduled Tasks, it only creates a blank file 0 kb sized. I'm ...
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When does creating a .sql backup with mysqldump become too large?

Is there a limit to how large a database can be when executing a .sql backup using mysqldump, or will you run into server problems before that - will the server not be able to take such a large backup ...
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Is it possible to gain the precise position of a live mysql database when performing full backup

I have a production database that I usually run fullbackups on once every week. I have bin logs turned on for incremental backups. The production server is on the west coast while business hours are ...
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Recovering Mysql - how to get a dumpfile from wampserver and none running db

I had the following: - Wampserver/mysql/drupal + batch file with auto backup by use of mysqldump. - Backup was distributed off and online. then : my laptop was stolen :-( and I need to recover but.....
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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 ...