How to Create a Backup of MySQL Databases Using mysqldump on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a backup of MySQL databases on an Ubuntu 20.04 VPS, and create a backup of the entire /var/lib/mysql directory.

We will create the backup of the databases using MySQL’s command, aptly named mysqldump. After that we will then show you how to perform a backup of the /var/lib/mysql directory where MySQL have been located. Performing regular backups of your database and database server is vital to protecting the data that you have on your server. This way, in case something goes wrong on your Ubuntu 20.04 VPS, or if MySQL breaks for some reason (incompatibilies or otherwise), you’ll have a safe backup that you can revert to and prevent the loss of your precious data.

Once you create a backup of MySQL databases and save them on your server or on a remote location, you can then always be able to restore the databases later from this backup, if needed. Creating a backup of MySQL database is essential for any website owner, and it should be done on a regular basis. Just follow the simple steps in this tutorial and your data will be redundant in no time. Let’s begin.

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How to Install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install LAMP Stack on a Debian 9 VPS.

A LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack is a combination of open-source software, typically installed on a server used for hosting dynamic websites and web applications. It includes the Linux operating system, the Apache web server, MySQL or MariaDB for data storage and management, and PHP for handling any dynamic content.

Installing LAMP on Debian 9 is a straightforward task and should not take more than 10 minutes. Let’s start with the installation.

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How to Install MySQL on Ubuntu 18.04

Install MySQL on Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and improve the security of MySQL on Ubuntu 18.04. MySQL is one of the most popular and widely-used open-source relational database management systems. It is used for building web applications such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and Magento, and is an important part of the LAMP/LEMP open-source web application software stacks. At the moment of writing this tutorial, the latest supported version from the official Ubuntu package repository is MySQL 5.7. Let’s get started.

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How to Install MySQL on CentOS 7

How to Install MySQL on CentOS 7

Let us show you how to install MySQL on your CentOS 7 server. MySQL is a relational database management system that functions through the use of a query system. Created in 1995, it’s an open-source project that is currently developed by Oracle, and has existed since 1995. It’s fast, written in C and C++, and is available on almost any system platform. Its features include cross-platform support, replication support, Unicode support, triggers, cursors, and much more. Since this is such a highly versatile and desirable database-management tool, most people want to install it on their Linux machines, but find that the built-in software repositories install MariaDB, which is a community-developed version of MySQL.

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How to configure remote and secure connections for MySQL on Ubuntu 16.04

In this article, we will show you how to configure remote and secure connections for MySQL on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.  If you are using an unencrypted connection to connect to your remote MariaDB/MySQL server, then everyone with access to the network could monitor and analyze the data being sent or received between the client and the server. This guide should work on other Linux VPS systems as well but was tested and written for an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.

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How to Install LEMP on Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install LEMP on Ubuntu 16.04

We’ll show you, how to install LEMP on Ubuntu 16.04. LEMP stack (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) should not be confused with the popular LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) . This tutorial is for the LEMP (Nginx) stack and it’s commonly used on Ubuntu 16.04 servers. Installing LEMP on Ubuntu 16.04, should not take more then 10 min. Let’s start with the installation of LEMP on Ubuntu 16.04:

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How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04

We’ll show you How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is a combination of open source software, typically installed on a server used for hosting dynamic websites and web applications. It includes the Linux operating system, the Apache web server, MySQL for data storage and management and PHP for handling the dynamic content. Installing LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04 is an easy task, just follow the steps below carefully.

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