MySQL Backup and Recovery

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Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL simplifies life of a database administrator who needs an easy to use yet flexible and robust backup and recovery solution for MySQL server.

  • Schedule full and incremental logical or raw backups of your MySQL database
  • Centralized backup management
  • Perform backup that is the best match for your storage engine and your MySQL configuration
  • Get e-mail notification about status of your backups
  • Monitor and obtain reports about your backups (including RSS feeds)
  • Verify your backup images
  • Compress and encrypt your backup images
  • Implement Site or Application specific backup policies
  • Recover database easily to any point in time or to any particular database event
  • Custom plugins to tailor MySQL backups to your environment
  • Storage/filesystem snapshots as backups


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  • Release 3.0
    • Support for parallel logical backups using MyDumper
  • Release 2.2
    • Support for pre-restore and post-restore plugins
    • Support for mixed replication mode binary logs
    • Support for producing html output after parsing binary logs
    • Support for mail notification policy
    • Added support for exclude pattern for databases and tables in the backup set
  • Release 2.1.x
    • Support for storage snapshots as backups
    • Converting storage snapshots into regular backups
    • Support for MySQL 5.1
  • Release 2.0
    • Solaris packages
    • ZRM clients for Linux (RPM/Debian) and Solaris
    • Tested on Gentoo distribution
    • Improved Snapshot interface
    • Solaris ZFS snapshot plugin
    • Backup of remote servers using snapshots
    • Asychronous checksum calculations
    • Backup compression on the fly for logical backups
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