What To Back Up?

Brad Midgley bmidgley at xmission.com
Thu May 22 21:44:03 MDT 2008


> backing up /etc/, /var/lib/mysql/ (customer databases are important)

if you're going to back up the database binaries directly, the database
server should be stopped. Another approach is to do something like
mysqldump, but if you're not using transactions your backup might be
racing with write activity.


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