February 22-24, 2023
Montreal, Canada

MySQL backup solutions in 2023

Backups are important! Everyone makes mistakes, bugs are easily overlooked, hardware will fail eventually. If you don't want to lose data when disaster strikes, your backups will be your saviour. In this talk I will guide you through some of the most common backup techniques for MySQL that we use in 2023. I will explain the strengths and weaknesses of each solution.

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Matthias Crauwels


Since the age of 10 I’ve always been passionate about computers. I’ve been working with them ever since. In 2005 I got my degree in computer science. After 5 years of being a MySQL Consultant at Pythian I decided to join PlanetScale to help support enterprise customers running Vitess (vitess.io) and PlanetScaleDB (planetscale.com).

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