On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Kevin Tong wrote:

> Just a quick question about Bugzilla database. If I want to back up the
> MySQL database for Bugzilla, can I run the mysql dump command while our
> company is still using Bugzilla. I know the data will not be most
> updated if someone files/edits a new bug or something, but I am just
> wondering if it will crash Bugzilla (or MySQL database) when backing up
> the database while people are still accessing/modifying it. Thank you so
> much.


It wouldn't be much of an RDBMS if it didn't synchronize access to the
database.

man mysqldump
man mysqlhotcopy
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/backup.html

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Kyle George
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