SnapShooter automates MySQL database backups to any S3 provider

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SnapShooter automates MySQL database backups to any S3 provider

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What is a MySQL Backup Service?

A MySQL backup service is an essential tool for a well-running company to protect their data. No business can afford to lose their MySQL database, and using a backup service helps reduce any downtime and data loss caused by a failure in MySQL or a human error. A service will automate the process and report the issues back.

What is a MySQL backup tool?

A MySQL backup tool is a software application that you can manually run your backup your database; think of mysqldump used to extract the database into a SQL file you can run to recreate the database a service automates and manages the process for you.

Why use a MySQL Backup Service

You want to use a MySQL backup service to ensure your critical databases are protected from data loss. It's all too easy for someone to delete data accidentally, a hacker to hold you to ransom or a server to crash, to name a few. With a MySQL backup service, you migrate this risk by having a 3rd party like SnapShooter handle all of your backups and store them offsite.

Why backup MySQL Offsite?

You want to make sure you backup your MySQL database offsite, to remove any risk that your source location gets compromised, whether that is a hacker, a data centre fire or disk corruption. If your backup is not offsite, it's almost not worth having. If your current provider is having issues, you can restore your data with a second provider.

Who pays for storage?

You use your own cloud storage account, so you pay the fees associated with any external S3-compatible storage or Dropbox, Google Drive or Azure.

After messing around with bash scripts and cron jobs to back up my MySQL databases, Snapshooter's new service has been a godsend. Just a few clicks and I have reliable backups to S3 on a regular schedule.

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