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Methods Available to Copy A Table(s) Or Schema (Doc ID 2508418.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

To take a copy of a working data-set, eg for use in a QA / DEV environment.

 

In a scenario where it is desired to take a copy of a working data-set for any reason, often the best approach is to use / restore a recent backup of the database.

Depending on requirements for the copy ( consistent vs inconsistent ) or the load on the DB ( users / concurrent access ) or simply the size potentially being prohibitivly large, there are a number of options available.
 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Complete copy and restore ( interim DB )
 Transportable tablespace
 MySQL Dump / Pump or INSERT + SELECT *
  MEB using transportable tablespaces (TTS)


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