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MySQL Incremental Backups on Windows

Making a full database backup is very easy with mysqldump . Details are available in this article. However, such backups are a heavy load on the database because they require a lot of space and take a long time to create. This is not acceptable for a large production database. Therefore, instead of FULL database backups, you can do incremental database backups.

Incremental backups do not contain all database data but only the data that changed since the previous backup. In this case, to restore the data, you will need the entire chain of backups. Continue reading MySQL Incremental Backups on Windows