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There are at least three ways to backup your MySQL Database :

Execute a database backup query from PHP file.
Run mysqldump using system() function.
Use phpMyAdmin to do the backup.
 

Execute a database backup query from PHP file

Below is an example of using SELECT INTO OUTFILE query for creating table backup :


To restore the backup you just need to run LOAD DATA INFILE query like this :


It's a good idea to name the backup file as tablename.sql so you'll know from which table the backup file is


Run mysqldump using system() function
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