Linux Tutorials on the topic “backup”

  • QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 1

    QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop In this article I will show how to install and use QuickStart on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. QuickStart is like a Swiss army knife, it allows you to do various things on your Ubuntu desktop: creating and restoring backups, running scheduled backups, backing up configuration files, installing some common applications, installing DVD codecs, deleting unnecessary files, etc.

  • Centralized Backup Server With Amanda On CentOS

    centos Author: kcharoenTags: , , Comments: 3

    Centralized Backup Server With Amanda On CentOS This document describes how to set up a centralized network backup with Amanda. We will use virtual tape to store the backup.

  • How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Ubuntu 8.10

    mysql Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 2

    How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Ubuntu 8.10 mylvmbackup is a Perl script for quickly creating MySQL backups. It uses LVM's snapshot feature to do so. To perform a backup, mylvmbackup obtains a read lock on all tables and flushes all server caches to disk, creates a snapshot of the volume containing the MySQL data directory, and unlocks the tables again. This article shows how to use it on an Ubuntu 8.10 server.

  • ZRM 2.1: Backing Up MySQL Partitioned Tables

    mysql Author: paddyTags: , , Comments: 2

    ZRM 2.1: Backing Up MySQL Partitioned Tables MySQL 5.1 is generally available for production use. One of the key features of MySQL 5.1 is partitioning. This how to shows how to install and configure Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL (ZRM) 2.1 to perform backup and recovery of MySQL partitioned tables.

  • Back Up/Restore Hard Drives And Partitions With CloneZilla Live

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 6

    Back Up/Restore Hard Drives And Partitions With CloneZilla Live This tutorial shows how you can back up and restore hard drives and partitions with CloneZilla Live. CloneZilla Live is a Linux Live-CD that you insert into your computer; it contains hard disk and partition imaging and cloning tools similar to Norton Ghost. The created images are compressed and can be transferred to a Samba-, SSH-, or NFS server or to a local hard drive or USB drive.

  • Shell Script To Back Up All MySQL Databases, Each Table In An Individual File And Upload To Remote FTP

    mysql Author: marchostTags: , Comments: 9

    Shell Script To Back Up All MySQL Databases, Each Table In An Individual File And Upload To Remote FTP This script will create a backup of each table in every database (one file per table), compress it and upload it to a remote ftp.

  • The Umlaut Problem - How To Successfully Back Up And Restore MySQL Databases With Special Characters Using MySQLDumper

    mysql Author: Been ToldTags: , Comments: 2

    The Umlaut Problem - How To Successfully Back Up And Restore MySQL Databases With Special Characters Using MySQLDumper There are lots of forums with heaps of reports of umlauts or other special characters being displayed erroneously. Attempts to help come from many sides, but hardly anyone seems to have a really complete picture of the problem. Even web hosts' support hotlines seem to reach their limit of knowledge with this one. There are incredible amounts of half-truths. They prove correct in certain circumstances, but they do not help all people. Simply because setups vary so much. In my role as developer of MySQLDumper I naturally spent a lot of time evaluating this situation. And I now believe to be able to offer a complete overview which covers the different aspects of this problem. A lot, and I mean a lot of research has gone into the explanations in this article.

  • How To Back Up An Ubuntu 8.10 System With SystemImager

    systemimager Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 6

    How To Back Up An Ubuntu 8.10 System With SystemImager SystemImager lets you create images of your Linux installations. To do so, you need an image server (should have enough disk space to store your images) and a so-called golden client (i.e., the system of which you want to make an image). This means that you have to install some software on your image server and on your golden client in order to run SystemImager. This tutorial shows how to install a SystemImager server and a SystemImager client, both using Ubuntu 8.10, and how to create/update/restore/delete images.

  • Creating MySQL Backups With AutoMySQLBackup

    mysql Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 9

    Creating MySQL Backups With AutoMySQLBackup AutoMySQLBackup is a shell script that lets you take daily, weekly and monthly backups of your MySQL databases using mysqldump. It can back up multiple databases, compress the backups, back up remote databases, and email the logs.

  • Create Incremental Snapshot-style Backups With rSync And SSH

    Author: sjauTags: Comments: 25

    Create Incremental Snapshot-style Backups With rSync And SSHAs neither human nor computers are perfect (humans err / computers may fail) it is quite obvious that a good backup system will prevent from too much damage once the computer may go down. This could be either because the harddrive is failing or because of hackers or because you accidentally deleted something important.In this tutorial I will show you how to automate backups automatically in an incremental snapshot-style way by using rSync.