Backup and Recovery

Backup Site Recursively from FTP with Wget

Backing up your WebSite is a necessary step for all users.

This article describes how to recursively download your WebSite with all files, directories and sub-directories from FTP server, using Wget utility.

HowTo : Restore MySQL Database From the Command Line

Do not use phpMyAdmin to restore your MySQL database if the MySQL database is large.

phpMyAdmin has limit on total upload size and, there is also maximum execution time which may cause browser to time out.

The solution of how to restore large MySQL database from the sql dump file is to use Linux/Unix command line.

HowTo : BackUp MySQL Database From the Command Line

The basic installation of MySQL Server provides a great command line utility to take backup of MySQL databases.

The 'mysqldump' command is used for creation "dumps" of databases managed by MySQL.

These dumps are just files with all the SQL commands needed to recreate the database.