Progress bar for MySQL import

pv -i 1 -p -t -e /path/to/sql/dump | mysql -u USERNAME -p DATABASE_NAME
Print out the progress of MySQL import using the pv command. Updates every second.
Sample Output
$ pv -i 1 -p -t -e /path/to/sql/dump | mysql -u USERNAME -p DATABASE_NAME
Enter password: 
0:01:12 [>                                                                                                                                              ]  1% ETA 1:58:28

By: wr8cr8
2012-02-06 08:16:55

What Others Think

The -l parameter of pv switch it to line mode pv -petli 1 /path/to/sql/dump | mysql -u USERNAME -p DATABASE_NAME
f4m8 · 483 weeks and 4 days ago
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TwanGrey · 18 weeks ago
It was really good to see these pv commands you have shared here. This command is used to print out the cbd for sleep progress of mysql import. The entire line for doing these tasks is available here. I am looking here for more updates and to keep up the good work.
Alyssalauren · 10 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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