News: How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Debian Lenny

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http://www.raiden.net – 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 t ... (Distributions)