Live Backups of MySQL Using Replication (8 tags)
One of the difficulties with a large and active MySQL database is making clean backups without having to bring the server down. A simple method to ensure reliable backups is to set up replication for MySQL. Russell Dyer, author of MySQL in a Nutshell, walks through the process of using replication for data backups.
Automated Backups on Tiger Using rsync (5 tags)
Previously on Mac DevCenter, the
rsync command was discussed in Intro to Tiger Terminal, Part 2. One of the uses for this command is to compare the files on your internal drive to those on your backup drive,
and only archive the files that have changed. Richard Hough explains.