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.

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

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

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

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

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


Multcloud Key Features

  • Cloud Transfer

    Transfer files in cloud drives, FTP and WebDav for easily file management and information delivery.

  • Cloud Sync

    Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Cloud Explorer

    Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.