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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 Server Backup

I was wondering if there was any way of making a backup of an entire MySQL Server at regular intervals to a specific location. (If the version is required I can get it easily). If there is, I must ...
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Quick MySQL Backup

I have a database which is grown to 3GB and it has 3 MyISAM tables. And I have 4GB RAM. What will be the best (quick) way to backup this database without any performance lack. Or mysqldump will work ...
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Moving a large MySql database(Over 15 GB) from server to server mysqldump

I need to move a mysql database that is about 17 GB that is on a Cpanel/Centos based server that I do not have root access, to a Centos server that I have full root access. I do have limited SSH on ...
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Difference between backup methods: Oracle and MySQL

I was reading that Oracle databases have cold, warm, full and redo backups. Questions How is it possible that MySQL doesn't have as many options? I have read that MySQL has cold backups (it puts ...
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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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“Too many connections” when running MySQLDump

MySQL 5.5.x on Windows, 4GB RAM. I have a Wordpress Multi-Site install. The WPMU db contains over 6k tables (I know, horrendous... WPMU is not my favorite app right now) I am running mysqldump ...
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mysqldump freezing on a specific table

I dumped a database (sys_data) which is very big (800GB, all data in one ibdata file) from a remote server. But the dump was blocked at a table (tb_trade_376). My dump command: mysqldump -uxx -pxx -...
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what's practical example / use case SELECT SLEEP() for DBA

I don't know how to use SELECT SLEEP(). It looks like a dirty hack. I found an interesting question How and when to use SLEEP() correctly in MySQL?. The answer is developer oriented: If you don't ...
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Can I use a mariadb/mysql dump from older version in newer version?

I'm a mariadb/mysql newbie. I want to take a complete backup. Apparently this is the way (please correct me if I'm wrong): mysqldump \ -h... -u... -p... \ --hex-blob --routines --triggers \ --...
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optimize mysqldump for approx. 20GB databases for 8GB RAM

MySQL server having following specifications: 8GB RAM Data & Index of size 49.64GB Dump file size is 17.24GB(18512936320 Bytes) CPU: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz ...
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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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Writing transactions to .MYD file to take Backup

I'm trying to backup MySQL DB by archiving the data directory of required databases. I'm doing FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK before taking the backup, but even then some of the transactions were not ...
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Global Read Lock for Snapshot of MySQL Data

I have a database that is entirely comprised of MyISAM tables(yes, I did not create it). I need to create a slave and start replication so we could point read-only queries there. Here is my idea: ...
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Best way to backup mysql database?

How do you backup your mysql database so you can be sure that you are 100% protected of data loss whatever problems that may happen? I am thinking to rent one or two servers that i will use only for ...

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