Wednesday, 2 May 2012

MYSQL:How to create MySql Dumps using batch file (WINDOWS)

Too much ,, really in MYSQL finding complete solution like oracle & sql server is too difficult. That I have faced so many times with my development team. One of my colleague asked about the dumps creation using batch file. Really I searches many sites on internet with unexpected   results. Taking dumps using command line I have already post on my blog , but in this case I need a batch file for execution. And finally when I prepare it for serve , I was really happy and now I am sharing this happiness with all my visitors .  Below the code inside the batch file :-

cd "c:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin\"
mysqldump -hyourIPaddress -uyour_user_name -pyour_password yourdbname > d:\output_backup.sql

Now create a batch file and paste the code above with host,username, password,database name and output file name for store data.

Example 1:-
cd "c:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin\"
mysqldump -hlocalhost -uroot -proot manojdb > d:\mybackupdumps.sql

If you want to take all database backup/dumps you can also do by following code :-

cd "c:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin\"
mysqldump -hlocalhost -umyuname -pmypassword --all-databases > d:\myalldatabasedumps.sql

MYSQL Reference manual provides so many options for using with mysqldump . Some of the most useful are below :-

--add-locks  is used for    Surround each table dump with LOCK TABLES and UNLOCK TABLES statements.

 --all-databases  is used for Dump all tables in all databases.
 --comments  is used for Add comments to the dump file.

--compact is used for produce more compact out put .

--ignore-table=db_name.tbl_name is used for Do not dump the given table

You can also follow mysql reference manual for dumps creation  by Click Here. 

Hope it will help you.
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