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Backup Mysql Workbench

Use a wizard to export or import SQL data that's generated from MySQL Workbench or from the mysqldump command. You can access the wizards from the Navigator pane or you can select Server from the main menu.

Backup Mysql Workbench


In this guide, we are going to explore how to perform backup and restore operations in MySQL Workbench 6 and 8. The two versions have a similar method of accessing these backup and restore tools, so this guide will work for both.

When creating a backup, MySQL Workbench will export a file backup to your local storage. This file can then be used at a later date for restoring data, or transmitted via FTP to a new server if you are lifting and shifting your database to a new environment.

Just underneath this, you will see a selection box with Dump Structure and Data specified. You can decide to dump (backup) the data only, the structure only, or both depending on the option you choose here.

Click Start Export after choosing your parameters, and the backup will start. In the log, the start is denoted by 12:34:56 Dumping sys (sys_config), and the finish by 12:35:56 Export of C:\Users\Fasthosts\Desktop\SQL Backup has finished. If you navigate to this folder, you should see the backup file.

If you want to learn more about how to perform regular MySQL backups, check out our article about setting up master-slave replication in MySQL. And to learn about different ways to analyze and repair a database, make sure to read our article on how to repair MySQL database.

I've got a small computer in the office running ubuntu that isn't being used for anything.I thought I should use it to make and store (a copy of) our MySQL database backups. However, how do I go about backing up our databases?

MySQL Workbench locks tables to avoid errors, amongst a host of other features, but does not have any planned automatic backup bits planned. MySQL Dumper doesn't specify that they can keep the database consistent.Source for information from this paragraph:

I don't see the point of running a php script on my server and emailing the backups when I have SSH access. Since backups are so important, I figure there must be a standard (or awesome) way of doing it I haven't found yet!

Another way to easily resolve this error is to update the mysqldump.exe file. This can be done by heading to the Administrator option under Preferences in the Edit menu. Then, we have to browse to the path below

The program MySQL Workbench, available for Windows, Mac and Linux, is an easy-to-use program for administering and backing up a MySQL database.Follow these steps to backup your database with MySQL Workbench. If you already have established a connection profile, skip to point 6 about exporting.

mysqldump has many advanced options for exporting data safely, we recommend that you consider which you need for your data. On our login server, mysqldump comes with Debian's standard package for MariaDB 10.1, see here for documentation.

If you get the error message "Access denied; you need (at least one of) the PROCESS privilege(s) for this operation' when trying to dump tablespaces" , you must use this option to mysqldump: --no-tablespacesExamples for mysqldumpNote: you will be prompted for your MySQL password, so be sure to keep it handy!

NOTE: Below steps backup core WordPress database that include all your posts, pages and comments, but DO NOT backup the files and folders such as images, theme files on the server. For whole WordPress site backup, refer WordPress Backups.

Despite bzip2 being able to compress most files more effectively than the older compression algorithms (.Z, .zip, .gz), it is considerably slower (compression and decompression). If you have a large database to backup, gzip is a faster option to use.

MySQL Workbench (formerly known as My SQL Administrator) is a program for performing administrative operations, such as configuring your MySQL server, monitoring its status and performance, starting and stopping it, managing users and connections, performing backups, restoring backups and a number of other administrative tasks.

Many consultants have a very extensive list of connections that is hard to recreate. Starting with version 7.1(14), you can export Workbench connections from the Connections Manager to an encrypted file. This allows you to safely migrate your connections to a new laptop or simply create a personal backup.

Data protection is not only about creating a backup file. After the backup is created, it must be compressed to save storage space. It is also recommended for additional protection to encrypt the backup file with symmetric encryption (but be sure not to misplace the key). You will then need to transfer the compressed and encrypted backup to storage on another server or, preferably, to the cloud. It is also necessary to ensure that old backups are removed from the storage. Otherwise, the storage will overflow over time.

Below is a simple script for creating a backup of all databases on MySQL Server, compressing it and copying it to a network folder. The result of executing this script is written to the Windows Event Log.

Creating a .bat script to run regular backups is a simple solution that covers the bare minimum in the process of good backup creation. However, Windows is an operating system that focuses on customizing processes through a user interface. As a result, shell scripts for Windows are underdeveloped, and it is usually difficult to implement a good and reliable solution based only on scripts.

This utility has a straightforward interface, but also boasts many useful features such as backup encryption, email notifications and automated scripts before and after creating a backup. It also allows automated data recovery.

Most importantly, this program allows you to send a backup to a folder, FTP server or cloud storage. The complete list of supported destinations is: local/network folder/NAS, FTP server, Amazon S3, S3 Compatible (custom, Google Cloud, Wasabi, Aruba), Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Azure Storage, Box, Backblaze B2, and Yandex.Disk.

Another tool that covers all the steps required to create a good backup is SqlBak. You only need to install a small application in which you will need to specify credentials to connect to the MySQL database. All other settings, logs, and reports are located on the site, which is very convenient if you need to administer several servers simultaneously.

SqlBak can save backup in the following locations: local/network folder/NAS, FTP server, Amazon S3, S3 Compatible (custom, Google Cloud, Wasabi, Aruba), Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Azure Storage, Box, Backblaze B2, and Yandex.Disk.

SqlBak can run on both Windows and Linux. The advantages of SqlBak are revealed when connecting multiple MySQL Servers. The service simplifies the administration of multiple MySQL computers and can restore a backup to another linked server. That makes it very easy to transfer databases between servers and set up automated recovery on the development server.

Even though the MySQL Server does not have built-in backup automation mechanisms, this task can be solved in many other ways: from writing a shell script to using utilities with a graphical interface such as SqlBak or SQLBackupAndFTP.

The main purpose of a backup is that you can use it to restore your data. Never store your backup on the server where you keep your database, keep your encryption key safe and be sure to test restoration on another server from time to time.

This change affects users of the mysqldump command, which accesses tablespace information in the FILES table, and thus now requires the PROCESS privilege as well. Users who do not need to dump tablespace information can work around this requirement by invoking mysqldump with the --no-tablespaces option. (Bug #30350829)

Granting the PROCESS privilege for the user is perhaps the simplest option for fixing the mysqldump process privilege error. Keep in mind that this option presents security issues. You should therefore really only use this option for your own local development server installation.

mysqldump accesses tablespace information in the FILES table. Prior to MySQL 5.7.31 and 8.0.21, your user could run mysqldump without the PROCESS privilege. However, users running mysqldump after the update need PROCESS privileges to access the INFORMATION_SCHEMA.FILES table. Running mysqldump without PROCESS privilege ends up giving you an Access denied error.

Almost everyone these days knows that backups are important and that digital data stored on a computer can be lost or corrupted, not to mention databases stored on a server. If you are the administrator of the server, you should pay special attention to your data.

Many individuals and businesses choose to store their entire site's data in a MySQL database, which can be catastrophic if lost or corrupted. So, how to take backup of MySQL database? This article will provide the following 3 feasible ways.

But the disadvantage of this method is obvious - the command line is very complicated, and the user has to remember a lot of commands. Well, there are other backup methods, such as copying compression, using third-party tools, etc.

In addition to the above backup methods, you can also use a third-party cloud-to-cloud backup tool - MultCloud to backup. MultCloud is a web-based cloud file manager that allows you to back up, sync and transfer files across cloud services with ease and freedom.

MultCloud has added MySQL backup since version 3.5, so you can access MySQL data in MultCloud. Because MultCloud also supports other servers, and it also allows adding unlimited MySQL accounts to it, you can use MultCloud to backup MySQL to another server, such as Google Drive.

A simpler approach is to use command-line tools to access the MySQL server to execute backup/restore command. MySQL comes with a suite of command-line tools specifically for that purpose. They have no dependency on external providers. When a security bug is discovered, it will be patched automatically as part of regular updates. Command-line tools also have an added benefit: they can be added to a script and executed without human intervention.


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