Backup problem for backup MySQL (a table > 2GB)
vd at datamax.bg
Tue Aug 16 07:04:52 GMT 2005
On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 11:41:09PM -0700, Patrick Dung wrote:
> We are using an old backup product which can only backup files < 2GB.
> Now we have a mysql file > 2GB. The backup product refuse to backup
> that file.
> So, whats the alternatives to perform backup for this situation?
> This is current idea:
> Tar all the mysql directory and split into small files < 2GB.
> Any suggestions?
I guess this is not applicable, but what about using other "backup
product" that supports larger files?
Otherwise tar(1) + gzip(1) (eventually) + split(1) seems reasonable
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