Hello John,

Thursday, December 4, 2003, 11:01:20 AM, you wrote:

DJ> The question is how do people out there
DJ> back up their database residing on a server to a local file? Ideally I would
DJ> download the database and save on a CD, and be able to restore from this if
DJ> the worst happened.

Personally, I use mysqldump! Free and works :)
Creates a .sql file which mysqlimport can re-create your DB from.

.sql file is plain text so can be viewed in a text editor, burnt to
CD, zipped, etc.

Best regards,
 Richard                            mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]

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