MySQL/MariaDB backup procedures, function, and triggers

Perhaps many people are asking about how to backup procedures, function, or triggers in MySQL/MariaDB. And now I know how to backup that using mysqldump command.
Example I have database with name exampledb, and if we perform regular backups, then the command is:

--if we use Linux
user@username~$ mysqldump -u root -p exampledb > /home/username/Downloads/exampledb.sql

--if we use windows
C:\Users\user>mysqldump -u root -p exampledb > C:\Users\username\Downloads

With the above command, we can get backup (all table) from the exampledb database. But if we’ve the function or procedure in the database, the function or procedure not included. And to include that, we must add command options “–routines” like this:

--if we use Linux
user@user~$ mysqldump --routines  -u root -p exampledb > /home/username/Downloads/exampledb.sql

--if we use windows
C:\Users\username>mysqldump --routines -u root -p exampledb > C:\Users\username\Downloads

But if we want only backup the procedure, functions and triggers, we must change the command like this:

--if we use Linux
user@user~$ mysqldump --routines --no-create-info --no-data --no-create-db --skip-opt -u root -p exampledb > /home/username/Downloads/exampledb.sql

--if we use windows
C:\Users\username>mysqldump --routines --no-create-info --no-data --no-create-db --skip-opt -u root -p exampledb > C:\Users\username\Downloads

And finish…. Easy right? šŸ˜€



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