MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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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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Any option for mysqldump to ignore databases for backup?

We have 40 databases in our server. We want to take 36 databases backup using mysqldump. How can i ignore remaining 4 databases in mysqldump command? Is there any option for mysqldump to ignore ...
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How can I mysqldump all databases except the mysql schema? [duplicate]

I want to backup all 200+ databases on MySQL server to all-dbs.sql. I want to exclude the mysql schema. How can I do that ?
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How to view the data from a .mysql file?

I have a .mysql database file. I need to open it and view the data. I've MySQL Server & MySQL Workbench installed into my Ubuntu 14.04. Now how do I open the .mysql file and view the data inside ...
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Using mysqldump and command line client

Very new to db admin. I am using Windows Server 2012 R2 in a testing environment, trying to teach myself basically. Looking into db replication. I have a very simple and newbie question. I am ...
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What is the recommended way to backup a MySQL/Amazon RDS database to S3?

I have two purposes for this: To have an offsite backup in case of a region wide problem with Amazon Web Services. To copy production data from a production billing account to a beta billing account....
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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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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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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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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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Moving large databases

I have a centos server and /var/lib/mysql/ is 125GB (disk has 1GB free space). Ordinarily I would use mysqldump to backup the databases, but I don't normally work with such large databases, so I need ...
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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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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 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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Restore mysql database with different name

How can we restore mysql database with different name from mysqldump file. I dont't want to open dump file and edit it. Any other better methods?
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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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Is it safe to use mysqldump to backup and restore a master-master cluster

Not sure if the specifics matter but just to get it out of the way I am talking about a Galera cluster on XtraDB (MariaDB). I have a master-master setup and am interested in backing up and restoring ...
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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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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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Proper procedure for migrating a MySQL database to another Debian machine?

I have one server running an older Debian version with MySQL 5.x and a newer Debian server, also running MySQL. I've created a backup of all databases on the first server like so: mysqldump -uuser -...
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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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Where does the mysqldump command store the backed up databases?

Am trying to backup my databases through the terminal in Ubuntu using the mysqldump command and it's successful , but where does it place the backed up databases ?
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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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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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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 uid=...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 I/...
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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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Consolidated realtime mysql backup with master/slave setup or binlog

I have 20+ mysql servers and their have low write requirements. So, I want to see if any way I can replicate the data/binlog from these servers to a single slave so realtime backup purpose. If I ...
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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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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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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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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I know this might be a duplicate of some other posts. But those solutions didn't work for me and I've lot of issues within those answers. Neither could I comment nor post in there, I'm posting a ...
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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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mysql: how to copy database and required dependencies

I need to set up an automated copy of a single mysql database (not the whole DBMS). If I use mysqldump to dump and recreate a DB, the copy may be unusable because the user accounts need to also be ...
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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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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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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 ...