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Los Angeles, CA
July 2022

MySQL backup best-practices in 2022


Backups are important! Everyone makes mistakes, bugs are easily overlooked, hardware will fail eventually. If you don't want to lose data when disaster strikes, your backups will be your savior. In this talk I will guide you through some of the most common backup techniques for MySQL that we use in 2022. I will explain the strengths and weaknesses of each solution and we'll go into details about what the impact of each solution has on your recovery time objectives (RTO) and recovery point objectives (RPO). And we'll go into details how to achieve these objectives and to understand their impact on your environment.