Do you know anyone who’s very paranoid about losing all the data in their phone or computer? If so, that person is most likely a website administrator. No community in the world is as obsessed with backing up the data as website admins. We might curse them or make fun of them, but their obsession is justified. All website admins have lost their data at least once in their lifetime and that time is no less than a nightmare for them. That’s why backing up the server data ranks highest as far as the priority tasks for a website admin are concerned.
How to Create a MySQL Auto Backup on Your Windows Server
Losing all your data is the biggest nightmare any website administrator can face, even more so than facing a cyber-attack! It is not only a disaster from the security point of view, but it could ruin the very foundation of a business. That’s why, taking regular backups is one of the most important tasks on an administrator’s job task list. Many DBMSs (database management systems) offer easy tools that help admins take backups quite easily. However, some DBMSs, such as MySQL, don’t offer that convenience and that’s why you have to set up MySQL auto backups or MySQL scheduled backups.