Backup and Restore your
MySQL Databases

Protect MySQL databases on compatible servers such as MariaDB and Percona Servers.
Quickly restore data with fast, easy recovery.

Try Comet for Free What is Comet?

No temporary disk
space required

Compatible with MariaDB,
Percona & TiDB Servers

Remotely browse
databases from the web

Key Features to Protect your MySQL Databases

Backup Features

Backup Features

  • Support for backing up individual or multiple MySQL databases
  • No temporary disk space is required, even for a direct-to-cloud backup
  • Point-in-time consistency on a per-database basis
  • Full database export by default, with fast, efficient data deduplication to optimize bandwidth and storage space
  • Support for configuring SSL / TLS parameters to secure the MySQL TCP connection
  • Backup to your own storage locations
Restore Features

Restore Features

  • Restore tables, indexes, foreign keys, stored procedures, and other MySQL data types into any compatible version of MySQL via logical statements
  • Restore as *.sql dump files, or stream back into MySQL directly using the “Program Input” restore option
  • System databases such as information_schema or performance_schema can be restored as local files
  • Restore from any past backup snapshot up to your configured retention policy
Management Features

Management Features

  • Connect to the MySQL server over TCP, using an IP address and port
  • Live browse your MySQL databases from the Comet Server web interface
  • Custom transactional isolation options for MyISAM, InnoDB, and other MySQL storage engines
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Backup / restore job logs and custom email reporting
  • Customize pre and post commands
  • Secure, military-grade encryption during backup, transit and at rest

Centralized Management with Comet’s Intuitive User Interface

Your system’s data is secure, easily discoverable and always accessible

Frequently Asked Questions about MySQL Database Backup

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.