Database backups are extremely important and absolutely necessary for protection against data loss. The lack of database backups can totally mess up business operations and can be devastating for a business. In this tutorial below we will teach you how to backup a PostreSQL database. PostgreSQL is an object-relational database management system used by many developers to store and manipulate data for their applications and websites.
MySQL is the most popular open-source database in the world, powering small blogs, high-volume websites, business applications and more. MySQL is used by some of the world’s most popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Wikipedia ..etc. In this blog post, we will show you how to check the size of the MySQL databases and tables trough the MySQL shell. This post is written for MySQL but the exact same commands are also applicable for MariaDB.