MySQL Backup setup, automation using Holland, mysqldump on Ubuntu

This post will guide you to set up and automate the MySQL logical backups using mysqldump on Ubuntu Linux. We will set-up MySQL backup using mysqldump and automate it with Holland backup framework on Ubuntu. Towards the end of the post, you have the steps to be executed in a single block which includes steps for Xtrabackup configuration. Though this post is for Ubuntu Linux with holland + mysqldump while we already have an old post to set-up Holland with Xtrabackup on Redhat / CentOS. Let’s begin the execution. Installations for Holland Backup Framework on Ubuntu

mysql database backup shell script with status email

This post is for the backup script for MySQL database on Linux with mail. It’s a linux shell script for taking logical backup using mysqldump and sending status email. The backup shell script works as follows: – The script takes backup using mysqldump and compresses it. – Upon success, it will attempt to ship the backup to specified offsite location. – Upon detecting failure in any of the above step, it will send out failure email. – Upon overall success, it will sendout success email with execution time and present backups list. You might be looking for setting up physical...

Steps to Move Copy Rename MySQL Database

Moving, copying or renaming database is a very basic activity. I have just noted a few commands for reference to quickly follow the required operation. 1. Rename database on Linux Machine: A. Use RENAME DATABASE Command [MySQL 5.1]. RENAME DATABASE db_name TO new_db_name; B. mysql -uroot -pPASSWORD -e “drop database if exists NEW-DB-NAME; create database NEW-DB-NAME” && mysqldump -uroot -pPASSWORD SOURCE-DB-NAME | mysql -uroot -pPASSWORD NEW-DB-NAME && mysql -uroot -pPASSWORD -e “drop database SOURCE-DB-NAME” 2. Create Duplicate of a database: mysql -uroot -ppassword -e “drop database if exists DB_TO_BE_CREATED;create database DB_TO_BE_CREATED;” | mysqldump -uroot -ppassword DB_TO_BE_COPIED | mysql -uroot -ppassword...