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How to Backup MySQL Data and Stored Procedures

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By default, mysqldump only backup the data from which database indicated in the command line. For stored procedures, You have to enable the backup by adding an option --routines in the mysqldump command line. For example:
[root@test ~]# mysqldump --routines -u root -p database_name > dump.sql
Which routines oly include:
  1. Procedures
  2. Functions
If you additionally need events to be backed up, you should add --events in mysqldump[root@test ~]# mysqldump --routines --events -u root -p database_name > dump.sql
It makes the dump file include:
  1. Events
For MySQL 5.7, there's a new client utility called mysqlpump which can backup all objects in databases by default without explicit declarations. You may refer to the document for more details:
MySQL :: MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual :: 4.5.6 mysqlpump — A Database Backup Program

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