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Backup a remote database to your local filesystem

Terminal - Backup a remote database to your local filesystem
ssh user@host 'mysqldump dbname | gzip' > /path/to/backups/db-backup-`date +%Y-%m-%d`.sql.gz
2009-02-18 21:12:53
User: root
Functions: ssh
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Backup a remote database to your local filesystem

I have this on a daily cronjob to backup the commandlinefu.com database from NearlyFreeSpeech.net (awesome hosts by the way) to my local drive. Note that (on my Ubuntu system at least) you need to escape the % signs on the crontab.

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