How to backup MySQL database to S3?

▪   Method 1: via script.  (→https://gist.github.com/oodavid/2206527#4---dont-expose-the-script)
▪   Method 2: via MultCloud.
If you’re not good at computer, after visiting the first approach to backup MySQL database to S3, you may still feel confused because of the scripts that could make your head spin. So the second method, a much easier one, is which we’ll explain in details.

About MultCloud

MultCloud is a free platform for communication between two clouds. It puts multiple cloud services in one place so that you’re able to easily manage and transfer files among them with one-time login.

Supported clouds: Dropbox, Evernote, Flickr, Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon S3, WebDav, Google Drive, Box, SugarSync, OneDrive, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, Hidrive, BaiDu, MediaFire, ownCloud, Alfresco, ADrive, hubiC, MySQL, MEGA and FTP/SFTP.

Since MultCloud works as a website app, you don’t have to install any additional client on other devices. Backing up, syncing or transferring, all can be done directly through the browser, saving much local space. Besides, it allows you to add several accounts from the same provider as well, such as combing Flickr accounts. Now let’s backup MySQL database to S3 within three steps via MultCloud! Leave alone those scripts.

Backup MySQL database to S3 using MultCloud

Step 1: For the sake of better experience, please register a MultCloud account and sign in.

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Sign Up

Step 2: Connect MySQL to Amazon S3 by adding them into MultCloud. (check security)

Add MySQL and Amazon S3
Add MySQL and Amazon S3

Step 3: Then, it’s ready to export/backup MySQL to S3. Dragging is the fastest way.

Drag and Drop
Drag and Drop

Another way to move files: right click target files and select “Copy” or “Copy to”.

Copy and Copy to in MySQL
Copy and Copy to in MySQL

As it’s necessary to backup MySQL database to S3 regularly, scheduled file copy can be set too.

Transfer MySQL to Amazon S3
Transfer MySQL to Amazon S3

Anyway, you’ll find more useful functions in MultCloud like “Share”, “Preview” and so on. This app is definitely worth a try.

 

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