This blog was originally published in January 2021 and updated in November of 2023.
As businesses and applications increasingly rely on MySQL databases to manage their critical data, ensuring data reliability and availability becomes paramount. In this age of digital information, robust backup and recovery strategies are the pillars on which the stability of applications stands.
In this blog, we will review all of the potential MySQL backup and restore strategies, the cornerstones of any application. When it comes to making the best choices for your specific setup, such as your topology and MySQL version, there are several options to explore, each requiring us to consider pertinent questions for informed decision-making.
Why Do MySQL Backups Matter?
MySQL backups play a pivotal role in safeguarding the integrity of your data, providing defense against various unforeseen calamities, hardware malfunctions, …[Read more]