MySQL Enterprise Backup User's Guide (Version 4.1.4)

Chapter 5 Recovering or Restoring a Database

The ultimate purpose of backup data is to help recover from a database issue or to create a clone of the original database in another location (typically, to run report queries or to create a new replica). This section describes the procedures to handle those scenarios.

After a serious database issue, you might need to perform a recovery under severe time pressure. It is critical to confirm in advance: