[SPAM?] [rt-users] Backup Procedure

Keith Edmunds keith at midnighthax.com
Thu Oct 27 15:20:14 EDT 2005

Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> I know the mysqldump utility is an option to use when backing up the
> database. My question is, should I use mysqldump in addition to the above
> procedure or is what I am doing now sufficient? Thanks.

Personally I would use mysqldump /instead/ of what you are doing now. 
Many reasons, including the removal of the requirement to restore the 
database to the exact same version, patchlevel, etc, of MySQL, and the 
fact that if there are any kind of problems with the restore, mysqldump 
gives you an ASCII file to rebuild the data from - much more flexible 
than a binary file.


More information about the rt-users mailing list