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