simple python script to get gzipped mysql dumps with easy connection strings
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mysqlbackup

A simple utility to get gzipped MySQL dumps with easy connection strings written in python.

Requirements

Script runs on >= Python 2.6 under Unix systems with gzip and mysqldump utils installed under /usr/bin.

Installation

Execute the following command as root (sudo).

make install

Usage

mysqlbackup username[:password]@hostname[:port]/database [-extra-mysqldump-parameters]

Output file will be formatted with timestamp as databasename_YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS.sql.gz.

If password is not specified, it will be prompted via standard input. Original mysqldump parameters can also be passed.

License

Distributed under GNU/GPL v3.

Contact

Maintainer: Ahmet Alp Balkan