Backups are crucial in a world where data is digital and uptime is revenue. Environments are no longer bound to traditional data centers, and span multiple cloud providers as well a plethora of heterogeneous environments. We need bulletproof backups and impeccable recovery processes. This talk aims to answer the question "How should I backup my MySQL databases?" by providing 3-2-1 backup designs, best practices and real-world solutions leveraging key technologies, automation techniques and major cloud provider services.