This tutorial shows how to take backup and how to restore the MySQL database. Backuping the database is very important for the system administrator.
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This backups can be automated using the cron job. Here i am using the manual utility “mysqldump” for taking the backup and restoring the database.
Backup MySQL Database:
There should not be any space between -p and password.
Once backup done, If required you can restore by using the following command.
Restore MySQL Database:
That’s All. You can also use the phpMyAdmin to backup and restore databases.