Dave Smith dave at
Thu Jan 1 11:25:35 MST 2009

Sasha Pachev wrote:
> The best way to back up a large MySQL database is via an LVM snapshot.
> If that is not available, second best is FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK,
> tar the database directory, then UNLOCK TABLES. There is a script
> mysqlsnapshot that does it for you
> <snip>


Informative and accurate as usual. What about InnoDB tables?


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