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Dump and Backup all MySQL Databases into their own files

This article demonstrates how to backup all MySQL databases into their own files and then tar the lot including system files. #!/bin/bash TO=”/root” FROM=”/etc /var/www/html /var/backups” DBUSER=”root” DBPASS=’MyPassword’ THISHOST=`hostname` DBLIST=`echo “show databases;” | mysql –password=$DBPASS -u $DBUSER | egrep -v ‘^Database$|^information_schema$|^mysql$’` for DBLOOP in `echo $DBLIST` do mysqldump -u $DBUSER

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Interacting with MySQL using PHP with OpenShift

This article shows how to use PHP to access a database from within OpenShift. In this case the PHP code is accessing the MySQL database within the same application. function db_connect() { $db_username = getenv(‘OPENSHIFT_MYSQL_DB_USERNAME’); $db_password = getenv(‘OPENSHIFT_MYSQL_DB_PASSWORD’); $db_host = getenv(‘OPENSHIFT_MYSQL_DB_HOST’) . “:” . getenv(‘OPENSHIFT_MYSQL_DB_PORT’); $db_name = “mydbname”; $conn =

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Reset a lost MySQL Password on CentOS and Redhat Linux

Use these instructions to reset a lost MySQL root password. I’ve taken these steps from the website “”. All credit to them. Note that this is done as the ‘root’ user. First stop MySQL and start it in ‘safe mode’: service mysqld stop mysqld_safe –skip-grant-tables & Now login without the

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