Claude M. Schrader on 17 Jul 2012 08:12:37 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Server Backup best practices...

On 11:04 Tue 17 Jul     , Conor Schaefer wrote:
>    On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Paul Walker
>    <[1]> wrote:
>    I believe it's not good practice to trust anything that mysql has written
>    to disk that isn't a fresh dump. Any backup script should perform a dump
>    and back that up. No advice on coaxing better performance out of mysql,
>    sorry.

+1. grabbing the raw files *might* work, but generally, it's not safe to
trust anything that isn't a dump.
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