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- Recommendation for db backups via cron?
- Marc Bissonnette
August 4, 2006, 6:47 pm
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Here's the summary of my db server:
Total databases: 42
Total tables: 358
Total data within tables: 599.0 MB
Total data within indices: 23.0 MB
Total diskspace used by db server: 621.9 MB
I do a manual mysqldump about once a month for utter and complete disaster
recovery, but it's been (justifiably) pointed out that recovering a single
database or table from a ++half-gig backup would be... time consuming, at
Anyone have a nifty tool/script for making backups of each db within a
server and saving to disk ?
(Trying not to re-invent the wheel, as I've been so often accused of doing
Running on RHEL 3, MySQL 4.1.11
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