In this recipe, you will learn how to perform a scheduled backup of your MySQL database and upload it to Amazon S3.
To complete this recipe, you will need an application with a MySQL cartridge. Please refer to the Adding a MySQL cartridge to your application recipe of this chapter to learn how to install the MySQL cartridge. Also, you need to have an Amazon AWS account. Visit http://aws.amazon.com/, and sign up for a new account if you don't have one already.
Follow these steps to schedule a daily backup of your MySQL cartridge:
croncartridge to your application by running ...