How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3

How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3 (logo)Are you sure that your way of making MySQL database backup is the most convenient, reliable and fast? How much time do you usually spend to make MySQL backup and send it to Amazon S3? With the help of MySQLBackupFTP, you can do in a few minutes.

How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3

Follow this simple tutorial to create a backup job. MySQLBackupFTP backup job will make MySQL database backups according to your schedule and store them to Amazon S3.

  1. Download, install and launch MySQLBackupFTP and choose all databases which you are going to backup  from the list on the left. How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3 (databases)
  2. Select a destination where your backups will be stored. To do it press “Add backup destination” and select “Amazon S3” from the list. How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3 (destination)Specify “Access key”, ” Secret Key” and “Bucket”, then check the connection to your Amazon S3 account by pressing “Test”.  To apply all settings click “Save & Close”.How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3 (code)
  3. Check off “Schedule this job” and select “Advanced backup schedule” to set a backup schedule.How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3 (schedule) Make all necessary  backup schedule settings and press “Save & Close”. How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3 (set schedule)
  4. Your backup job is ready. You can run it immediately by clicking “Run Now” or press “Save” to save your backup job and run it according to the schedule. How to Backup MySQL to Amazon S3 (run now)

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