mysqldump : MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility

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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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Importing backup(.sql) file into a database. local to remote machine.

I have a database backup(.sql file) in my local machine. It is around 36Gb. And I need to import this backup to a database which is in a remote server, which has a free space of 39Gb. If I try to ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Extremely slow mySql restores

Please bear with me as I ask this question, which looks similar to questions already on DBA@SE. In the current configuration, we have a server (a Linux quadcore box with 4 GB RAM) - Both the Database ...
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Import database with views and routines into Amazon RDS

I need to import a collection of MySQL DB's into Amazon RDS without downtime. One can do this by initially setting up the RDS instance as a slave. There is one problem, you're not a super user on RDS ...
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Using mysqldump on RDS to export a large file in TSV format

I would like to export a single, large table (30GB) from an RDS MySQL server on a regular basis into a TSV file, so that we can load the file into Vertica. However, RDS doesn't provide a way to use ...
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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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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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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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Safest way to perform mysqldump on a live system with active reads and writes?

I'm not sure if this is true but I remember reading if you run the following command in linux mysqldump -u username -p database_name > backup_db.sql while reads and writes are being made to a ...
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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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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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NDB Cluster seems to ignore foreign_key_checks=OFF

According to MySQL documentation on the local foreign_key_checks variable Beginning with MySQL Cluster NDB 7.3.2, setting this variable has the same effect on NDB tables as it does for InnoDB ...
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What is the best way to recover from a mysql replication fail?

Today, the replication between our master mysql db server and the two replication servers dropped. I have a procedure here which was written a long time ago and i'm not sure it's the fastest method to ...
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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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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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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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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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Database user specified as a definer

I have a view in my database. problem is below Error SQL query: SELECT * FROM `lumiin_crm_prod`.`v_contact` LIMIT 1 ; MySQL said: 1449 - The user specified as a definer ('lumicrm'@'%') ...
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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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How to increase fast backup and restore of 500GB database using mysqldump?

There is a database A size of 500GB. Tables in database A contains both MyISAM and INNODB tables. MyISAM tables are master tables and Innodb tables are main transaction tables. Backup and restore ...
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Getting warning ignoring option '--databases' due to invalid value 'testdatabase' in mysql while importing data

i am getting warning ignoring option '--databases' due to invalid value 'testdatabase' in mysql while importing sql data into a database.Its working fine when I do it on my local machine but same is ...
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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 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 ...
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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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MySQL dump - how to order tables?

It seems that mysqldump dumps tables in sequential order - using the same order tables are shown when running: show tables; I would like to reverse that order - is it possible to do without getting ...
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Mysql backup strategies?

We have a innodb mysql database so we are lost with lots of different mysql backup strategies. Some talk about mysqldump some talk about third part tools. Some of the tables we also plan to run ...
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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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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 dump a table to remote host [closed]

i want to dump a table from localhost host (with public ip), here is the command so far, the command will be run on localhost mysqldump --opt --host localhost --user=username --password=password ...
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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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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 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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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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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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How can I mysqldump all databases except the mysql schema?

I want to backup all databases on mysql server. I want to exclude the mysql schema. How can I do that ?
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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 ...
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Access denied to user ODBC, but trying to login as root

I'm trying to do a backup of a MySQL database on Windows, but for some reason it's trying to log me in as ODBC instead of root - does anyone know why? As you can see below the red line, I can login ...
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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 ...
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How can I optimize a mysqldump of a large database?

I have a symfony application with an InnoDB database that is ~2GB with 57 tables. The majority of the size of the database resides in a single table (~1.2GB). I am currently using mysqldump to ...
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Restore MySQL DB from mylvmbackup to .sql dump

Backups of MySQL innodb databases are taken using mylvmbackup and the resulting backup contains the whole mysql folder as per example below: ibdata1 ib_logfile0 ib_logfile1 mysql/ mysql_upgrade_info ...
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MySQL Workbench can either Dump or Restore - How Do I Configure To Do Both?

I have previously posted this question on Stack Overflow, but have not solved the problem. Hopefully it is not incorrect to post it here in the hope that it will be seen by a some different ...
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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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mysqldump: Got error: 1045: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES) when trying to connect [duplicate]

I am troubleshooting a backup script (bash), and I have limited working knowledge of the current configuration since the last 3 predecessors did not leave any documentation. I do know that my server ...
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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 ...