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Proper way to fully backup and restore a database including indexes in a low-resource shared web host with ssh access?

I'm rather new to database management and I would like some advice on better practices by using the following experience as an example. Every time I update php software I do a quick export from ...
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Xtrabackup corrupt incremental backup

I have 3 nodes PXC 5.6 cluster. Xtrabackup 2.3.10. Centos 7.6 Percona-XtraDB-Cluster-56-5.6.41-28.28.1.el7.x86_64 I am using only single Node-1 for both read and write. And I use to take backup ...
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Percona xtradb Backup for OLTP

I have installed MySQL 5.7 community edition installed. Can we use Percona xtradb backup tool for backup DB for banking site databases for OLTP?
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(re)creating empty tables in partially restored mysql database fails with “table exists”

Following situation: I have a MySQL Server (running Percona Server 5.7) set up as a replication slave. This server should hold only a partial replication. To get to this I made a partial backup of ...
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Percona xtrabackup transaction log corrupted

I am attempting to prepare and restore a full backup taken through xtrabackup via a scheduling script called surrogate. I have tarred and gzipped the backup, transferred to a local machine running ...
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Is it possible to backup and restore InnoDB tables on Oracle's MySQL 5.7.19 Server with Percona Xtrabackup?

I have the next configuration: OS: Ubuntu 16.04.2 x86_64 MySQL Server: Ver 5.7.19-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 for Linux on x86_64 ((Ubuntu)) installed from Ubuntu's repos Percona Tools: innobackupex version 2....
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Routines backup in Percona xtrabackup

I am using Percona xtrabackup for creating backup of mysql server. Does backup file includes all the procedures, functions and triggers ? Does it get restored when i restore it ?
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MySQL Backups - Full vs incremental - innobackupex

So I'm implementing a backup strategy for our project and came across some text which I need absolute clarification, false positives are the death nell of IT. I am looking to do your typical backup ...
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Percona: Backup preparation doesn't work (“cannot open ./xtrabackup_logfile”)

I've created a MySQL backup with PerconaXtrabackup tool via (thanks to this guide): innobackupex --user=backupmysqluser --password=xyz --compress --stream=xbstream ./ > /var/backups/db/firstBackup....
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Is there a non-blocking operation to back up MyISAM tables using Percona XtraBackup?

I've been reading through the website of Percona XtraBackup and it claims that: Percona XtraBackup can back up the following storage engines by briefly pausing writes at the end of the backup: ...
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Cannot overwrite file: /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1 when using Percona xtrabackup

I am receiving an error when I am trying to restore from a percona backup to my local mysql server. Cannot overwrite file: /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1 at /usr/bin/innobackupex line 2128. sudo ...
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Is this normal binary logging behaviour - maintaining one ever growing file despite expire_logs_days?

I have a Percona MySQL DB running on a dedicated server. I have in my.cnf # REPLICATION # log_bin=/var/lib/mysql/binlogs/mysql-bin expire_logs_days=7 My issue is that the log file mysql-bin.000001 ...
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Is it necessary to run apply-log immediately after innobackupexec has run?

i have been trying to read other questions, but i did not find a answer to suit me. So excuse me if i ask something that has been already asked. I'm trying to organize my self and backup all my mysql ...
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percona xtrabackup to backup mysql database

I'm trying to use percona xtrabackup to backup a mysql database. in the restoring the database according to the documentation: rsync -avrP /data/backup/ /var/lib/mysql/ this will copy the ibdata1 ...
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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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Can I use a Percona Xtrabackup backup to restore a single table?

I've been playing around with the Xtrabackup tool for a month now, and I got to admit : it is really powerful ! I'm still testing it to backup database servers between 5 and 150 GB and the backup/...
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xtrabackup prepare - after dump or before restore?

i have doubts about xtrabackup --apply-log. is there any difference when use it? should it be done right after dump or before restore (even few months later)? seems stupid, but maybe i missing ...
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xtrabackup backup grants?

I'm using MySQL 5.5 + Opensuse 12.3 . After face an issue with mysqldump (appear be a bug with OpenSuse Mysql distribution) I have looking for others backup solution. I found the xtrabackup from ...
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Backup and off-site restore setup

I've been reading a lot of threads about different backup options for MySQL and was hoping for some more insight so I can settle on one. Our current situation is ~100 GB of InnoDB and MySAM data in ...
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Assertion failure from InnoDB while restoring using Innobackupex

I thought I would give back to all those people who help me when I have a problem. This might be something old, but I did not find it anywhere so here goes: We recently upgraded our production DBs ...
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xtrabackup “failed to read metadata” [closed]

Doing a staging run setting up a new xtrabackup restore script I'm running into a somewhat cryptic error I can't readily google a solution for. I'm working with an incremental backup design. During ...
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What is the difference between XtraBackup and rsync?

Yes, I'm going to run strace on them both... However, I would like to know ... What is XtraBackup is doing over and above rsync -ac src dest ? What's so special about XtraBbackup ? How is XtraBackup ...