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Re: [PHP] One Button DB backup




$dumpSql = "mysqldump -u" . $dbUser . " -h" . $dbHost . " -p" . $dbPass . "
--single-transaction " . $dbName . " | gzip > " . $dbBackupDir . "/" .
$backupName;

exec($dumpSql);

This is in a script which I'm running, I think it works?


2016-11-06 17:00 GMT+07:00 Chris Green <cl@xxxxxxxx>:

> Paul M Foster <paulf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 04, 2016 at 01:14:37PM -0400, Tedd Sperling wrote:
> >
> > > Hi gang:
> > >
> > > I am in need of a one-button backup of a database via a php script
> > >
> > > Anyone have any suggestions, comments, code?
> > >
> >
> > What I like about SQLite is that it's generally a single file which can
> > be copied out. As I recall, MySQL has a cluster of files which can be
> > done the same way, if you can find which directory they reside in.
> > PostgreSQL is a lost cause. The files are all in one place, but the
> > names are weird.
> >
> You can't do that if the database is in use, you might well end up
> with a corrupt database.
>
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