Category Archives: MySQL Server

How to backup MySQL to Azure Storage

You can perform MySQL Server database backups in many ways. Also, you can select a place where you prefer to store your backups.  Assume you prefer to backup your MySQL Server to Azure Storage. But how much time does it take to create MySQL Server backup and then sent it to Azure Storage? Using SQLBackupAndFTP, you can perform a backup and then send it to Azure Storage in a few minutes. Continue reading How to backup MySQL to Azure Storage

MySQL Auto Backup

If you are looking for a MySQL auto backup tool then you can use SQLBackupAndFTP. It is really crucial to make MySQL backups on a regular basis. Do you really have to make MySQL auto backup and recovery? Sure. Unless you don’t care about your data or you are okay having to completely recreate your database in the event of a disaster, you need some way of restoring the database to a workable point. There are several ways how to perform MySQL Server backup and recovery, but the quickest is to use the SQLBackupAndFTP application. Continue reading MySQL Auto Backup

How to backup MySQL with SQLBackupAndFTP

mysql logoWith the release of SQLBackupAndFTP version 12, database administrators can now easily back up MySQL Server databases.

If you are already using SQLBackupAndFTP to back up SQL Server databases, you will be pleased to learn that the procedure to back up MySQL databases is almost identical. The only major difference is that you need to specify MySQL Server as the server type when you connect to the database server. SQLBackupAndFTP supports 2 methods for connecting to MySQL databases: TCP/IP and phpMyAdmin. TCP/IP (via port 3306) is the de-facto standard for connecting to a MySQL database server. Connecting via phpMyAdmin, on the other hand, is necessary if you don’t have direct access to your MySQL server, for instance. if your website is being hosted on a shared hosting platform.

SQLBackupAndFTP creates MySQL backups using the standard mysqldump utility. The utility creates a SQL script file that can be executed to reproduce the original database. At the moment, only full MySQL backups are supported by SQLBackupAndFTP.

If you’re new to SQLBackupAndFTP, below you can find a simple tutorial on how to backup MySQL databases. Continue reading How to backup MySQL with SQLBackupAndFTP