Dump mySQL db from Remote Database to Local Database

mysqldump --host=[remote host] --user=[remote user] --password=[remote password] -C db_name | mysql --host=localhost --user=[local user] --password=[local password] db_name
You can use this to dump you database from remote db to your local db.

By: all4artz
2009-12-19 19:47:07

What Others Think

Isn't that backward? The title says dump from local to remote, not the other direction. Clarification, please?
linuxrawkstar · 618 weeks and 4 days ago
Sorry, just fixed title! :)
all4artz · 618 weeks and 4 days ago
Be aware that while you are doing this the remote DB is locked for any updates. This is a "slick" implementation however if you were doing this on a large production DB you would bring everything to a standstill. Therefore you are best off dumping to a local file on the local disk to make sure dump is as quick as possible.
vvuksan · 618 weeks and 3 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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