Backup and Recovery

See how to automate the backup and recovery of your databases, off-server, to Amazon S3.

Series Videos

Episode 1

Backup important data, such as database dumps, securely to S3.

In addition to installing the AWS command line tool and automating a backup script, we'll cover creating an IAM role in AWS so you can easily restrict access and revoke API keys quickly and easily.

Episode 2

Save your database from catastrophe by having a backup always on and ready! This video will show setting up basic MySQL replication. This is great for distributing expensive read queries across multiple database servers, running expensive report queries without affecting your application database, or as part of a database failover strategy!

Episode 3

Let's see how to backup and restore MySQL databases, with a few extra tricks, using the mysqldump tool.

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