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MySql Backup best practices

Posted on 2011-04-27
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I just inherited 2 MySql DBs and want to make sure my backups contain everything they need.  I plan to use mysqldump and want to back up the 2 dbs separately but wanted to know if there are any system type dbs that need to be backed up as well?  (Like the master db in Sql Server)
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" system type dbs that need to be backed up as well?  "
you better have a copy of mysql database.
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Personnaly I use Navicat to schedule and create a .psc backup file that can easily be restored or copied to whatever backup media I'm using.  www.navicat.com

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