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How to grant a remote access to a single MySQL database

In previous article we talked about how to backup your MySQL database with phpMyAdmin. When it comes to granting someone (e.g anothe developer) an access to MySQL databases, some security issues and misunderstandings may occur. Granting full access to the hosting account in order to modify one database is neither comfortable nor secure. This article will guide you on how to grant a remote access to a single MySQL database that is located on our shared server, without revealing hosting account password. Continue reading

MySqlBF: GUI tool to backup your MySQL database through phpMyAdmin

Last time we talked about how to restore your MySQL database from a backup with phpMyAdmin. Let’s continue to review other tools to work with mysql database backups.
MySql Backup FTP (in short MySqlBF) is a GUI tool for automating MySQL database backup. In addition to TCP/IP connection it has a unique feature of backing up MySQL database through phpMyAdmin. Continue reading