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From:Luke Vanderfluit Date:October 20 2005 7:10am
Subject:copy database other than mysqldump
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I'm using 4.0.18 and for legacy reasons I can't upgrade that.

However I'm upgrading the database to a new schema.
I want to copy the database before I make changes to the schema, so that 
if anything goes wrong, I can revert back.

I have a dump file of the database but that is around 5GIG, so takes 
around an hour to restore.
Is there a quicker way to copy a database other than to do a dump.

Kind regards.


copy database other than mysqldumpLuke Vanderfluit20 Oct
  • Re: copy database other than mysqldumpClyde Lewis20 Oct
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  • Re: copy database other than mysqldumpGleb Paharenko21 Oct