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MySQL Backups via mysqldump

Lukas Vileikis begins a series on MySQL backups with the classic option:

mysqldump is one of the most popular database backup tools in the MySQL world.

The tool is prevalent partly because it’s very basic and quite powerful – mysqldump database backup tool is command line-based, very simple and very straightforward to use. As far as MySQL or its flavors (MariaDB and Percona Server) are concerned, this command line-based tool is one of the top choices for junior and senior database engineers across the world alike.

Click through to see how it works.