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How To: Import Data to MySQL from Text File

When working with databases it is always necessary to import data or schemas. In this article we describe the process of importing data from a text file into a MySQL database, and also we discuss questions concerning problems with MySQL import and the ways of solving these problems. We will give a detailed description of the Data Import tool of dbForge Studio for MySQL, describe the capabilities of this tool and illustrate its usage. What problems can be experienced when importing data from a text file?

To specify all problems one can experience when importing data from a text file it’s necessary to remember the specificity of storing text data:

  • data in text files is always formatted, and formatting is free;
  • tabular data in text files can be presented together with its header, i.e. with column names and certain formatting;
  • the type of data in text files can not be distinguished, that’s why there …
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How To: Export/Import Large MySQL Database

MySQL is frequently referred to as a database for Web applications. Partially it is really so, because MySQL became popular owing to its simplicity, high speed, and bounding with PHP. Developers of small Web projects often choose MySQL as a back end of their sites. Does this mean that MySQL can be used only for small databases? Not at all. There are lots of databases size of data in which is measured in gigabytes. Besides MySQL servers are frequently clustered to increase their performance. When a DBAs work with large amounts of data, they frequently have to make backup copies correctly and effectively, i. e. to export MySQL databases to SQL (or MySQL backup). It is extremely important to import MySQL database from SQL correctly is when restoring a corrupted database and when migrating a database from one server to another.

What should be taken into account when exporting a large MySQL …

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