Archive for the 'Mysql' Category



May 08 2013

Mysql Stored Procedures Backup

Published by under Mysql

Be aware while backing up Mysql databases: triggers are included by default but NOT the stored procedures/functions. Do not forget to add the –routines switch when running a backup.   mysqldump -u user -p my_database –routines backup.sql   Check your backup scripts before running into a disaster recovery.

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Jul 26 2008

Mysql Ultra-Fast Backup with LVM

Published by under Mysql

It is generally good practice to respect the two following points when backing up databases. The backup has to be: consistent fast Consistency is easily achieved putting a read lock on all tables beforehands. However, this isn’t always applied, and WILL definately lead to a database integrity problem at some stage. Once a lock has […]

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Jun 11 2007

Mysql Traffic Encryption with OpenSSL

Published by under Freeradius,Mysql

This is related to Freeradius software but can be applied to any application that needs to encrypt Mysql traffic. Freeradius is compliant to Radius protocol characteristics, which give ability to accomplish various actions, such as authenticate users. Number of caveats have been found, not related to the software but to the protocol. Joshua Hill from […]

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