Backup all MySQL Databases to individual files

for I in $(mysql -e 'show databases' -s --skip-column-names); do mysqldump $I | gzip > "$I.sql.gz"; done

By: lingo
2009-08-07 00:25:23

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Typo: for I in $(mysql -e 'show databases' -s --skip-column-names); do mysqldump $I | gzip > $I.sql.gz"; done quote marks not opened. should read: for I in $(mysql -e 'show databases' -s --skip-column-names); do mysqldump $I | gzip > "$I.sql.gz"; done
sublimino · 605 weeks and 3 days ago
Just out of curiosity, why skip-column-names?
unixmonkey63374 · 402 weeks ago
Conveniently, everything concerning database programs is so clearly written here, but I would like to see more real examples, some real code injections. But I think it is too much and it will be elsewhere. In any case, as long as there are such useful things about DBMS, nothing to worry about. Useful information about database types: Network database Hierarchical database Relational database Object-oriented And others.
Speedyo · 29 weeks and 6 days ago
Forgot DBMS -
Speedyo · 29 weeks and 6 days ago
Speedyo · 29 weeks and 6 days ago

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