mysqldump : MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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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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How to detect a running mysqldump?

Here are the things I can't change: We got a mySQL myISAM replication running a master and some slaves. One slave is being used for nightly backups using mysqldump. The backups is using heavy locks ...
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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 ...
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MySQL - LOAD DATA INFILE - Handling unescaped NULL in INFILE or creating INFILE with escaped NULL

I am selecting data from a database on server A, dumping the output into a file locally, and then doing a LOAD DATA INFILE on my local database. The bash command looks something like this: mysql -e ...
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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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Table optimize command crashed MySQL server

I have a large 5GB table on one of my MySQL databases that I wanted to optimize. I went into the console and ran the optimize command and since it's an InnoDB database it cloned the table to a ...
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Tool to export data with all relational data? [closed]

Is there a tool to export data from selected rows in a table with all data stored in other tables in other tables linked by relational design? The purpose is to ease migrations of bits of data ...
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MySQL : Does 'bytes_sent' and 'bytes_received' include mysqldump data?

I'm trying to estimate my db traffic not including backups (mysql 5.1.41). I use show global status; to get the parameters bytes_sent and bytes_received. Questions Do these numbers include ...
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How to prevent high memory, CPU and time consumption by MySQL restore?

I have a local test machine with 2 GB RAM and a dual core processor. I imported a dump on that using mysql -uuser -psecret < script.sql script.sql is a 700 MB file which contains a single ...
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Database Files-Related Issue

I am using MySQL database and using Ubuntu linux machine. I noticed that my database, db_test, is under the path /var/lib/mysql/db_test There are files with the suffix .frm, .MYD, .MYI like the ...
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When are we supposed to set default-character-set for the client?

I'm trying to understand when I'm supposed to set/force default-character-set for the client. The documentation states: You can force client programs to use specific character set as follows: ...
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Why would the size of MySQL MyISAM table indexes (aka MYI file) not match after mysqldump import?

I've been archiving some MySQL (version 5.0.96) MyISAM tables locally and deleting from my server after checking the data. Every time the process has been pretty similar and comes off mostly without a ...
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mysqldump: Error: 'Can't create/write to file

Can't create temporary files on /var/tmp. mysqldump: Error: 'Can't create/write to file '/var/tmp/mysql.k6NKGk/#sql_5dc_2.MAI' (Errcode: 2)' when trying to dump tablespaces On my OS. id mysql ...
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How can I restore a single record from a MySQL backup file?

Occasionally we have an issue where a record's previous data might get wiped while editing. We backup our database every night for issues like this, however sometimes I am not available to do a ...
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importing myisam 5.0 database into a 5.5 innodb server

I have MySQL 5.0 and 5.5 servers (but not a 5.1 server). The 5.0 server is myisam only, the 5.5 default is innodb. I need to move a database from the 5.0 server to the 5.5 server. The database is ...
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Getting 0KB of size file while backup mysql database using mysql dump [closed]

I am using below code to backup my database using php script but I am getting 0KB size file. How can I backup my full database with all routines and functions? $dbhost = 'localhost'; $dbuser = ...
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ERROR 1166 (42000) at line 65203: Incorrect column name ''

I have a big snapshot database size is about 44GB in mydata.sql. When I run it overnight, it show this error message: $ mysql -u root < mydata.sql ERROR 1166 (42000) at line 65203: Incorrect ...
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How to make a remote mysqldump?

I know that's it's possible to do a remote mysqldump if I specify --host but is it possible to create the file in the remote server as well?
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How to backup live mysql database?

I have 12 GB MySQL InnoDB Database with around 800 queries per second. No sooner I start 'mysqldump' over it to make backup I start getting '503' on my website. How do I make backup of my live ...
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Is there a Successor or an Alternative to mk-parallel-dump?

Just read about mk-parallel-dump in a possibly-outdated version of High Performance MySQL. Sounded great, but when I went to download it I found out that it's deprecated with no equivalent command in ...
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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 not escaping single quotes properly

I use mysqldump to backup my mysql database. The problem is that the sql file generated by mysqldump doesn't escapes single quotes properly. Here is an example of the mysqldump generated sql script : ...
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Set up a MySQL slave using mysqldump to get the initial data

I have a master database which already has some data in it. The tables in the master database include both MyISAM and InnoDB engines. Now I want use mysqldump to dump the initial data of my slave ...
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How can I synchronize data between two RDS MySQL databases

I have 2 Amazon RDS MySQL instances, one is MySql v5.5 and the new one is 5.6. I want to upgrade the 5.5 to the 5.6 but you cannot do upgrades at this time, so we are trying to migrate the data. I ...
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Where Mysqldump gets data from

How mysqldump is processing backup? From which all files is it reads data for creating dump? Is the process differs if storage engines are different?
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Unable to use mysql_upgrade:

I updated mysql recently and found problem related to privileges and backup. When I am using mysql_upgrade command it says- mysqlcheck: Got error: 1064: You have an error in your SQL syntax; check ...
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passing --single-transaction in mysqldump command line tool

I'm using MySQL GUI tool to backup my innodb database and I use the option '--single-transaction' to get a consistent copy as backup. I have however, noticed that if I backup using command line ...
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importing MySQL dump to SQL Server 2012

I have a database schema from MySQL which I want to import to SQL SERVER, I have tried dumping from MySQL with compatibility for SQL Server, but with no success. Tried dumping as Excel still no dice. ...
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Restore data from remote server using “.sql” file

I have a ".SQL" file which contains data at a remote server. I could download that file to my local machine and import data in my local DB, but because of network issues, and the size of ".sql" file ...
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Mysqldump from production database, every morning

Our Db is about 2GB in size. We run a scheduled job at 3am every morning, when traffic is pretty low, where we export the whole db and sftp it off site. Is it bad practice to do this on a production ...
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WARNING Error checking mysqldump version Error retrieving version from mysqldump.exe: mysqldump: unknown option '--no-beep' (exit 2)

When i go to do a manual export from mysql database to workbench, this error occurs, i dont know solve
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mysqldump - select table in database only if it contains a specific string

(I'm new to Database Administrators, and am not a Database Administrator. However I originally asked this question on Stack Overflow (here) but didn't get any answers. Sorry if this is not the right ...
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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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mysqldump: Got error: 1017: Can't find file: 'drupal_install_test' (errno: 2) when using LOCK TABLES

I'm trying to backup a drupal site database but I'm having some issues. When I ran the following command: mysqldump -uroot -p drupaSite > drupaSite.sql I get the following error: mysqldump: Got ...
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Creating dump file with use command

I am taking backup of 2 tables from different schema. I need to create the "use dbname" statement at the beginning of each table. mysqldump --databases company --tables loadme --databases new_company ...
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Copying a database for testing in a safe way

For testing purposes I have to create a copy of a production MySQL database that cannot be touched. These are the steps I would follow: Create a reduced size database backup: mysqldump prodDB ...
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mysql server password change while restoring

I restored all database backup from another server's dumpfile to my machine. At the end my mysql server's password changed to that mysql server's password. Why it got overwritten? What i need to do to ...
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How do you encrypt data while performing a mysqldump?

My OS is windows 7. How can I encrypt data while performing a mysqldump? From the command prompt, can I take a mysqldump with encrypted varchar and texts values? Please help me. Thanks
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Can't insert arabic text into mysql database using mysql prompt

I had a local table with arabic values.when exported i got the following query. DROP TABLE IF EXISTS `type`; CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `type` ( `bs_id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `types` ...
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What are the optimal mysqldump settings?

After some search I ended up with the following settings: mysqldump\ --host=localhost\ --port=3306\ --databases ****\ --user=****\ --password=****\ ...
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How to take backups of MySQL databases, explicitly based on PyMySQL

I am looking for a purely Python solution to take backups of every MySQL database on localhost. I already use PyMySQL to run queries on these databases. Any help is highly appreciated. EDIT After ...
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Why mysqldump is returning with error 1143: Couldn't execute 'show table status like

I ran the following command to create a mysqldump mysqldump -ubackup -psomething --single-transaction --quick somedatabase | gzip > 4_19.gz I got following error after 60% (estimating checking ...
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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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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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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: 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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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 ...