The main console utilities for working with MySQL are located in the directory where MySQL Server is installed. However, after installing MySQL Server, it is often difficult to find this directory. The best way is to add this path to your PATH environment variable, and then you can use MySQL and mysqldump utilities directly. Continue reading How to Find the Path to the MySQL Installation Directory on Windows and Add it to PATH Environment Variable
NoSQL databases allow us to redefine the way we interact with data. However, data protection requirements remain the same as for SQL databases.
One of the main ways to protect your data is to back it up regularly. This article will help you protect your data for the most popular NoSQL database – MongoDB.
Because there are several ways to backup MySQL database on Windows, this article will review all the different options so that you can select the method that works for you. This article is limited to MySQL database backups for a Microsoft Windows Server only. If you are using a Linux-based OS, see How to Automate MySQL Database Backups in Linux.
When you face any issues with SqlBak our support team may ask you to send the Advanced Log. Below is a short tutorial on how to do this. Continue reading How to send Log to developers
Starting from SqlBak app version 3 you can backup and restore your PostgreSQL databases. The SqlBak app creates the backups of PostgreSQL databases via pg_dump. Currently, only full database backups can be performed for PostgreSQL Server databases.
Starting from SqlBak version 3 you can back up MySQL Server databases. SqlBak supports 2 ways on how you can connect to your MySQL databases: phpMyAdmin and TCP/IP. Below you can find a step-by-step tutorial on how to backup your MySQL Server database via TCP/IP connection. To backup MySQL Server databases, SqlBak uses the mysqldump utility. For now, with SqlBak on Windows, only full MySQL backups are available.
With SqlBak you can create a backup job to run scheduled backups of MySQL, send the backups to their destinations, and if needed, restore them. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to automate your MySQL backups if it’s accessible via phpMyAdmin only. Continue reading How to backup MySQL via phpMyAdmin using SqlBak
“There are two types of people: people who do backup, and people who will start doing it.”
If you are not backing up your MySQL databases yet, you should start doing it before you lose your precious data.
Making backups is necessary, but doing this with large databases may involve high server load and using up storage space. And only creating a backup once a day or once a week could lead to losing hours of work. So how can you make backups more often without overloading the server? Incremental backups can help you with this. Continue reading Incremental MySQL Server Backup via Binary Log
Below is a short tutorial on how to enable binary log in Linux. Continue reading How to Enable Binary Log in Linux