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SQL Script to create a backup of a table

SQL Script  to create a backup of a table

The below are the MYSQL script, which takes a backup/copy of the entire table into a temp table. This makes sure that you have a full backup of the data and table format, These query will be quiet useful in case something goes wrong.
You can use either of these queries to create a backup.


CREATE TABLE employees_backup AS ( SELECT * from employees); 

CREATE TABLE SCHEMA.employees_backup LIKE SCHEMA.employees;
INSERT SCHEMA.employees_backup SELECT * FROM SCHEMA.employees;


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