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- n. A southwest Asian plant (Papaver orientale) widely cultivated for its brilliant scarlet and black flowers.
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So, I had that idea that there's no good tool to do logical dump of MySQL data for large sites - mysqldump doesn't provide too much of I / O pressure, mk-parallel-dump is closer, but it doesn't do consistent snapshots, uses same mysqldump, as well as is written in Perl (haha!), and … I just wanted something new to hack, as proof of concept.
SHOW TABLE STATUS), and tried dumping it with three different methods - mysqldump, mk-parallel-dump and mydumper (used 32 thread, chunked backup setting for last two).