Off Site MySQL Database Backup Service

© copyright 11.Feb.2009 by Paul Bradley filed under MySQL

After two months of private beta testing, I am now in a position to offer an off-site MySQL database backup service for any body who is interested. I originally set-up this service for my own database projects, and later extended it to all my freelance clients. The service runs on a dedicated VPS server which is located at Telehouse which is a major carrier neutral colocation provider based in the docklands area of London.

The server has been set-up to take a complete MySQL dump of an entire database every morning at 1am GMT, and I make the compressed backups (.TGZ) available for retrieval via a secure password protected web application running on my business site.

How Much Does The Backup Service Cost ?

The offsite MySQL backup service cost $15 per month for upto five databases. Recurring payments will be made via PayPal.


What Information Do I Need To Provide?

To perform the backups for you, I will need the following information for each of your databases.

If you hosting provider does not allow different levels of access to your MySQL databases, then I recommend you consider switching to provider that does, such as Pair Networks.

If you would like any more information on this service then please feel free to contact me.


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Paul Bradley

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Paul Bradley is a VB.NET software developer living and working in Cumbria. He has over 20 years programming experience. He also produces e-learning videos at Linux by Example

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