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Re: [PHP] One Button DB backup




On Sun, Nov 06, 2016 at 10:00:33AM +0000, Chris Green wrote:

> 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.

I use it in circumstances where I can control access. SQLite isn't one I
would normally recommend for multi-user access. But it's used quite
successfully by programs like Firefox.

Paul

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