Automatically backup MySQL database

I needed to backup a couple of MySQL databaes automatically. Here is what I did to accomplish this.

I created a folder called mysqlbackup. I then created a script called “” and put this script file in the mysqlbackup folder.

It contains “rm /mysqlbackup/DBNAME_backup.sql
mysqldump -u USERNAME -pPASSWORD DBNAME > /mysqlbackup/DBNAME_backup.sql

I used the “rm” command to remove the last database backup before the new ...

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