Posts Tagged ‘MYSQL’

Database backup to Amazon S3

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

A while ago we posted a simple database dump and FTP backup script we use to backup all the site databases daily. Since jet lag is setting in pretty bad I added an extra option to upload the script to Amazon's S3 storage system at 4:30 this morning. The latest...

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HOW-TO: MYSQL database remote backup script

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Thanks to amazing Linux server admin Alex, this site is extremely well backed up. Every hour we make a complete copy of the local harddrive, and then incrementally sync any new data to an offsite storage location. If all this fails, we want to preserve the most important part of...

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