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How to Enable Binary Logging for MySQL Server on Windows

To perform MySQL Server incremental backups, binary logs should be enabled and correctly set. Otherwise, you will see one of the following error messages:

Failed to backup “mysql” database with “Full” backup type: ​​​​​​​[DBMS-MYSQL:11015#1]​​​​​​​​​​ Unexpected binary log format. Current value: “MIXED”, expected value: “ROW”. Log in to the DBMS using the MySQL official client or other tools and run the statement to update the binary log format: set global binlog_format = ‘ROW’;

Failed to backup “mysql” database with “Incremental” backup type: ​​​​​​​​[DBMS-MYSQL:11014#1]​​​​​​​​ Binary log is not enabled. Current value of “log_bin” variable: “OFF”. Expected value: “ON”.

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How to Automatically Backup phpMyAdmin

The fact is that hosting your website on a shared hosting most probably means that the only way to access your MySQL database would be through phpMyAdmin. Moreover, regular backups are still the most efficient way to protect your data, and making this process automatic with phpMyAdmin will make this routine much easier.

The good news is that SQLBackupAndFTP allows its users to backup their MySQL Server databases by connecting not only directly via TCP/IP, but also via the web interface of phpMyAdmin. Now, this process allows it to work for practically every website, including with the cheapest shared hosting. Continue reading How to Automatically Backup phpMyAdmin

How to Backup MySQL to Google Drive

Considering that today Google giant provides its users with a reasonably priced storage space featuring a user-friendly interface, why not consider backing up your MySQL Backups to Google Drive. The question here is that it is not at all convenient and efficient to continue sending your MySQL database backups made with mysqldump to Google Drive manually. But don’t worry, the solution is closer than you think – try using SQLBackupAndFTP. Continue reading How to Backup MySQL to Google Drive

SQL Server Backup to Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage

backblaze logoWith SQLBackupAndFTP you can schedule automatic SQL Server backups and send them to Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage just in a few clicks. Backblaze B2 offers affordable pricing for storing your backups: just $0.005/Gb for storage and $0.02/Gb for download. This is about 3 times cheaper than to store in Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud. Continue reading SQL Server Backup to Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage

Backup SQL Server on the network

SQLBackupAndFTP creates standard *.bak files when it runs locally on the same computer where SQL Server is. For remote SQL Server computer backups SQLBackupAndFTP creates backup script files (*.sql). Whenever possible, you should always opt for *.bak backups against *.sql backup files.

Here we will show you how to backup a SQL Server on the network to the standard *.bak file even when SQLBackupAndFTP runs on a different computer from where the SQL Server is. The main requirement, in this case, is that both SQL server and SQLBackupAndFTP have access to the same shared network folder.

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