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Can I copy a MySQL database by copying the files? What do the files contain exactly?

I am using MySQL database and using an Ubuntu Linux machine. My database named db_test , I notice that under path /var/lib/mysql/db_test ,there are files suffix with .frm, .MYD, .MYI like following: ...
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Simple shell script needed to move database files

I am using MySQL on Ubuntu machine. I need to physically move around the database files under /var/lib/mysql/ (this is where all the databases directories are located). Say I have two databases, ...
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Standard key/value datastore for unix

I know about the key/value libraries for unix (berkeleydb, gdbm, redis... ). But before I start coding, I wonder if there is a standard tool for unix that would allow me to perform the following ...
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Databases for embedded Linux?

I need to choose a database for an application on an embedded linux platform. Any suggestions on which databases are typically used with embedded linux? Please let me know. Regards Radha.