How to Export & Import MySQL database in Linux

Export MySQL database

To export mysql database, use the mysqldump command.

# mysqldump -u root -p database-name > backup.sql
e.g
# mysqldump -u test -p abc > abc_backup.sql

Import MySQL database

To import mysql database, use the mysql command.

# mysql -u root -p database-name < backup.sql
e.g
# mysql -u test -p abc < abc_backup.sql
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