In this article, we will see how to import SQL files into MySQL using the command. You can import databases in multiple ways on different types of servers. We will import the SQL file in xampp PHPMyAdmin using the command line. You can directly import the database in PHPMyAdmin. Using the command line you can import large-size databases.
So, let's see how to import the SQL files in PHPMyAdmin using the command line and command line to import the database in MySQL.
mysql -u username -p database_name < file.sql
usernamerefers to your MySQL username.
database_namerefers to the database you want to import.
file.sqlis your file name.
In this example, we will import backup_database_file.sql into the new_database_example database in PHPMyAdmin.
In this example, we will export the
mysqldump console utility exports databases to SQL text files. This makes it easier to transfer and move databases. You will need your database’s name and credentials for an account whose privileges allow at least full read-only access to the database.
mysqldump to export your database:
In this example, we will export tutorial_database with the backup_file.sql file.
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