How does Comet backup large MySQL databases with no spooling?+
Comet uses mysqldump to construct a complete archive of all selected MySQL data, and then streams the output directly into Comet’s chunking engine. This allows Comet to read data in MySQL’s comprehensive backup format without requiring any temporary space on the local PC or server.
Where can I backup my MySQL data to?+
Comet supports many storage destinations including Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, Wasabi, Backblaze B2, or you can bring your own hard drives or FTP/SFTP server.
Can I set my own schedules for MySQL backups?+
Yes, Comet allows customizable backup scheduling. We also have 9 customizable retention range policies to choose from and customizable email reporting.
Can I run multiple backups on the same machine at the same time?+
Yes, you can run multiple backups on the same machine at the same time.
Is there an additional charge for the MySQL Protected Item type?+
No, the MySQL Protected Item type is included for free with the Files & Folders $2/device per month (USD) base charge.Calculate your monthly usage with our Backup Cost Calculator.