mysqldump : MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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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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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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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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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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How to batch multiple insert statements for database dump with MySQL?

I have a MySQL database with some large tables. In particular, the largest table (by far) currently has ~11,000,000 rows. According to the a query I ran, the table clocks in at around 1.7GB, but it's ...
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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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Converting live MyISAM table to InnoDB

I have a table that tracks web traffic. The table is constantly written and read from. Since table is pretty big in size I have to make sure the application will not "freeze" in the process of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Issue on mysqldump in MySQL5.6

I did upgrade the MySQL server from 5.5 to 5.6 I am trying to take dump for a table like this mysqldump -uroot -p dba admin > D:\admin.sql But it gets following error mysqldump: Couldn't ...
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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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Compare two MySQL dump files

I am trying to compare two MySQL dump files. One was made from a fresh install of a web application and the other is a dump from the same web application that has been upgraded from a previous version ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 with automatically generated export name

When I do database dumps through MySQL WorkBench it picks a filename for me which is the current date (YYYMMDD). Now, I want to do this in a batch file since I want to make weekly dumps automatically ...
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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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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 ...