MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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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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mysqldump―output details

I am about to write a little program to process database dump files created by mysqldump and I would like to make sure that my expectations about the »anatomy« of mysqldump's output are right. So ...
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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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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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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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How can I generate the code-containing comments like mysqldump?

I'm needing to duplicate the mysqldump command in Python, and I am trying to figure out how automatically generate the code comments like mysqldump generates. If you're wondering why I am doing such ...
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mysqldump vs mysqlpump

I just heard about mysqlpump - it looks like it was released with MySQL 5.7, however MySQL 5.7 still includes mysqldump. They're both backup programs, but could anyone summarize the main differences? ...
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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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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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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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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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Why database size is smaller in RDS

I am trying to move my database from MySQL to RDS MySQL. I do a simple mysqldump to transfer. I use this query: SELECT TABLE_NAME, table_rows, data_length, index_length, round(((data_length + ...
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How can I do an incremental `mysqldump` without dropping table?

I'd like to fetch the last 100 rows of a table via a mysqldump, but I already have the rest of the table. How can I only fetch the last 100 rows for a mysqldump and then replace (or overwrite) any ...
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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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mysql duplicate entry error 1062 when restoring backup

Sorry, I seen similar threads but I still couldn't find it addressing my issue plus, I needed some more info on this. Requirement: To create an exact replica 'db4' of an existing DB 'db3'. Procedure ...
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How to do a mysqldump with a use database in the dump

So the command I normally use to get a database sent to another server is: mysqldump -u user -p --add-drop-tables database *file* But I always have to go into the file and add a line at the top: use ...
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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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Between optimizing a 1-billion rows table and dump-restoring it, which would be faster?

Have multiple tables which had more than 1 billion rows. Archived and deleted many of them, now want to recover the disk space. Have option to either optimize the table, or dump the table and restore ...
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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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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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Mysql dump with View dependent on user

I use simple mysqldump with only parameters are login and db details. No option of anykind is set. Now, when I recieve the dump file, it export the view in steps (I am sure you all know it, but just ...
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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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mysqldump: replace drop table in output with delete?

I am using mysqldump to dump some records in a table: mysqldump mydatabase mytable --where="field=value" this emits script that includes drop table mytable statement. Since I use the --where ...
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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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MySQL Dump Restoration when FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0

I currently use a SaaS DBMS. Backups of my database are provided to me in the form of a MySQL dump, and I noticed that FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0. I am annoyed by this because it appears that this dump is ...
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Securing MySQL backup process

I'm running my MySQL backups through cron scheduled every night, but the thing is in cron the username and password is given for it run, is there any other way I can securely run the backups? where I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Recommendation for the mysqldump?

I have approx 90 GB of database, I need to schedule a mysqldump backup , thats why I Required a recommendation how much time it takes for the full hot backup? Because I didn't taken that much size of ...