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    Linux CRON Scheduling and Setup for MySQL Backups

    Backups are useful, and a must have feature of anyone’s site or product if you are going to be successful. Backup as often as you can, as much as you can. In this short post I’m going to quickly outline Linux CRON Scheduling with MySQL to backup your databases. Once logged into your server run: crontab -e This is like your CRON configuration file and will show you all scheduled tasks that you currently have running in your system. Here is an example of what part of my config file looks like: # m h dom mon dow command # db Backups - Every day at 4AM. - Write to…