Use rsync to transfer files between Linux servers

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We use rsync to transfer files across servers and to assist with a variety of tasks associated with backup and restore. We found this great tutorial over at Nixcraft. Check it out. They do a great job of explaining advanced uses of rsync. In a nutshell, this is one of the most useful commands we use and thought we would … Read More

How to backup to Amazon S3

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## UPDATE 2017 ## The method described below was in use 5 years ago. It may still work on your host, but there are more elegant ways to do this now. I keep it here for archive purposes only. ############## Need to backup your Linux server files and databases to Amazon S3? Here is a great tool – Follow … Read More

How to export your MySQL database using mysqldump

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Use your command line to backup your mysql database by exporting it to an .sql file. All you need to complete this task is shell access & a mysql account. A major use for this command is to easily migrate your sites from one server to another. Since this is often part of a larger process, I like to decide … Read More