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Python script for taking mysqldump
--- created by sagar shirsath (
the file pydump contains python code for taking sql dump .
How to run :
Go to folder containing file pydump and run the following command
#!/usr/bin/env python
import ConfigParser
import os
import time
import getpass
def get_dump():
print "Enter user:"
user = raw_input()
print "Password will not be visible:"
password = getpass.getpass()
print "Enter host:"
host = raw_input()
print "Enter database name:"
database = raw_input()
filestamp = time.strftime('%Y-%m-%d-%I:%M')
os.popen("mysqldump -u %s -p%s -h %s -e --opt -c %s | gzip -c > %s.gz" % (user,password,host,database,database+"_"+filestamp))
print "\n-- please have a the dump file in "+database+"_"+filestamp+".gz --"
if __name__=="__main__":
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