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  1. #1
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    Mar 2004

    cpanel backup load question...

    I'm having problems with cpanel causing excessive load during backups. Sometimes the server even crashes. I am currently using FTP backups to a remote server, I am wondering if using incremental backups to a spare drive would solve this. Does the incremental backup use less load and backup mysql databases successfully?

    The problem maybe a >7gig mysql database, does anyone else have a database this size and a good method of backing it up without causing high loads?

  2. #2
    You should try to run OPTIOMIZE TABLE at first, but during this command running server will be not accessable.
    At the second I should recommend to install slave MySQL server on the another machine and configure mysql database replication.
    You need not backup anymore. It is the best solution for big mysql databases

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