MySQL is undoubtedly the most popular database used with PHP applications. Backup and restore a MySQL database is not always an easy task for owners of PHP sites, especially if they do not have shell access to the server machine or some other way to access the database server remotely,
This package uses several classes to provide an elegant Web interface for backup and restore MySQL databases to files.
The concern that the author had in generating compressed backup files to minimize the disk space requirements, demonstrates a certain level of maturity of this package.
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