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MySQL Best Practices for Backups (Doc ID 2525030.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.12 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

Implement best practices for MySQL backups.

Scope

For the database administrator already familiar with backing up MySQL.

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Make Sure You Can Restore Your Backups
 The Restore Procedure
 Copy the Backups Off Site
 Verify Your Backups
 Monitor the Backups
 Creating Backups
 Backups Are a Never Ending Process
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