A database if a huge part of many projects, services, and servers. If something goes wrong, data is wrongly updated/deleted there could be many problems. Thankfully we can make backups to make sure our data is safe.
Manual Backup of a DB
Backup all DBs
This follows on from the manual backup, so assumes you have the backup directory created
Automate hourly backups
My backup script
I follow the 3-2-1 backup approach, so I want to keep the files in multiple locations