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Designing a backup solution for Huge Tables
Posted by: tysonlowery
Date: November 02, 2005 10:34AM

Hi - I have a fairly large MySQL database, comprised of MyIsam and Innodb tables. The database is about 10 GB, with about 7 or 8 GB being Innodb tables. Some of the larger tables I don't even bother backing up at this point.

I probably need to get in and use the backups about 1-2 times a month.

I've tried mysqldump scripts, and I seem to have problems using the data sometimes because the files are so large.

Should I be looking at a hotbackup script? How fast are these? Do these just copy the data files?

I was also thinking some kind of delayed replication might do the trick - is there a way to setup replication so that the slave table only gets updated every 24 hours?

Thanks for the help!!!



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