The need to recover a database back to a certain point in time can be a nerve-racking task for DBAs and for businesses. Can this be simplified? Could it be made to work faster? Can we recover to a given point in time with zero loss of transactions/records? Fortunately, the answer to these questions […]Read more
In this blog post, I’ll look at how to execute a MySQL single table Point-In-Time Recovery.
I recently wrote a blog post describing a different way of doing Point-In-Time Recovery (PITR). If you want to know the step by step, please visit the mentioned blog post. Here is a quick summary of the approach:
Restore the backup […]Read more
In this blog, I’ll look at how to do MySQL point in time recovery (PITR) correctly.
Sometimes we need to restore from a backup, and then replay the transactions that happened after the backup was taken. This is a common procedure in most disaster recovery plans, when for example you accidentally drop a table/database or run […]
In this blog post, we’ll look at a workaround for MySQL bug 72804.
Recently I worked on a ticket where a customer performed a point-in-time recovery PITR using a large set of binary logs. Normally we handle this by applying the last backup, then re-applying all binary logs created since the last backup. In the middle of the […]