If you are using InnoDB its possible to patch to allow this functionality.
Percona are in the early stages of developing a patch specifically to
allow flashback type access to previous table states.
If you wanted to go down the slave lag road, Maatkit has a tool for doing that.
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 6:57 PM, Shain Miley <smiley@stripped> wrote:
> We are planning on trying to do an Oracle to MySQL migration in the near
> future. The issue of a Mysql equivalent to Oracle's flashback was being
> discussed. After some digging it appears that there is no such feature in
> Mysql. One thought that I had was to do some intentional replication lag
> (say 12 to 24 hours)...that way if we needed to revert back we would have
> the option of doing so.
> Does anyone:
> a: know how to setup a replication to intentionally lag?
> b: know of a better way of engineering a flashback equivalent for Mysql?
> Thanks in advance,
> MySQL General Mailing List
> For list archives: http://lists.mysql.com/mysql
> To unsubscribe: http://lists.mysql.com/mysql?unsub=1