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Old 03-15-2005, 12:33 AM   #1
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How do I copy a MySQL DB on one computer to another?

(This is probably a really easy question but I'm having some difficulty)
 
Old 03-15-2005, 12:38 AM   #2
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Easiest way is to use mysqldump...
 
Old 03-15-2005, 01:24 AM   #3
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MySQL online documentation

Backup your existing database
read
Code:
mysqldump --opt db_name > backup-file.sql
or if you want to compress it to an archive go with this command:
Code:
mysqldump --opt -u user --password="password"
database | bzip2 -c > database.sql.bz2
Copy MySQL database to another computer
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Code:
mysqladmin create db_name
cat DUMPDIR/*.sql | mysql db_name
Good luck!
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