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MyDumper 0.10.5 is Now Available

MyDumper 0.10.5 available

The new MyDumper 0.10.5 version, which includes many new features and bug fixes, is now available.  You can download the code from here.
For this release, we focused on fixing some old issues and testing old pull requests to get higher quality code. On releases 0.10.1, 0.10.3, and 0.10.5, we released the packages compiled against […]

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Back From a Long Sleep, MyDumper Lives!

MyDumper MySQL

MySQL databases keep getting larger and larger. And the larger the databases get, the harder it is to backup and restore them.  MyDumper has changed the way that we perform logical backups to enable you to restore tables or objects from large databases. Over the years it has evolved into a tool that we […]

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Creating an External Replica of AWS Aurora MySQL with Mydumper

Oftentimes, we need to replicate between Amazon Aurora and an external MySQL server. The idea is to start by taking a point-in-time copy of the dataset. Next, we can configure MySQL replication to roll it forward and keep the data up-to-date.
This process is documented by Amazon, however, it relies on the mysqldump method to […]

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Logical MySQL backup tool Mydumper 0.9.1 now available

The new Mydumper 0.9.1 version, which includes many new features and bug fixes, is now available.  You can download the code from here.
A significant change included in this version now enables Mydumper to handle all schema objects!!  So there is no longer a dependency on using mysqldump to ensure complex schemas are backed up alongside the data.
Let’s review some […]

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Containing your logical backups: mydumper in docker

Docker containers

Even with software like Percona Xtrabackup, logical backups remain an important component of a thorough backup strategy. To gather a logical backup in a timely fashion we rely on a tool called mydumper. In the Percona Managed Services department we’re lucky enough to have one of the project’s most active contributors and many of the latest features […]

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