Backup mysql database

How can I make automatic backup for mysql database in ubuntu linux.
Jose BredariolPMPAsked:
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Assuming you want a daily backup, put an entry in /etc/cron.daily to execute a shell script.  For example, to run the backup at 11:30pm put:
 30 23 * * * /root/

In the shell script (located at /root/ put all the database backup commands you need using the mysqldump utility -ex:

#backup your local db server
mysqldump -u root -pmysql123 –all-databases | gzip > /root/db_backups/MySQLDB_`date ‘+%m-%d-%Y’`.sql.gz

#backup a remote server (ip=
mysqldump -h -u root -pmysql123 –all-databases  | gzip > /root/db_backups/MySQLDB-`date ‘+%m-%d-%Y’`.sql.gz

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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
theGhost_k8Database ConsultantCommented:
Even though mysqldump provides you logical backup but it's not efficient solution as database become larger. There are plenty of other tools available, I would mention two of them.

If you want logical backup, mydumper will be quicker.
If you need physical backup, you can use  holland backup framework with percona's xtrabackup to setup your backups.

Hope this helps.
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