is a utility that performs logical backups (which means backing up your data as SQL statements instead of a raw copy of data files). It was added in MySQL Server version 5.7.8, and can be used to dump a database or a set of databases to a file and then loaded on another SQL server (not necessarily a MySQL server).
Its usage is similar to
, but it includes a new set of features. Many of the options are the same, but it was written from scratch to avoid being limited to
compatibility. The Main Features Include:
- To make the dump process faster, it allows parallel processing of databases and objects within databases. …