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Re: Adding a second database to replication... How?
Posted by: David Strang
Date: September 07, 2007 09:47PM

Thanks Kathy.

The "new" (already existing, just not being replicated yet) DB is on the same server as the other DB that is currently replicating. On the master server, I am not using any binlog-do-db statements, so the binlog should be for all activity. On the slave, however, I am using the replicate-do-db to list what database(s) I want to replicate.

How do I add another already existing database to replication without stopping all activity on the master server? I'm trying to minimize downtime as much as possible. It's almost like I want to do a "stop slave", then run the mysqlhotcopy, and tell the slave to start again and only go until that position in the binary logs -- then after importing the data from mysqlhotcopy, then I can resume normal slave activity after adding the "new" database to the list of replicate-do-db. The thing is... I don't know how, or if it's even possible, to tell the slave to only process the log to a certain point and then halt.

Any thoughts? Or am I just WAY over compilicating this?

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