restore .tar.gz on the fly

tar xfzO <backup_name>.tar.gz | mysql -u root <database_name>
`tar xfzO` extracts to STDOUT which got redirected directly to mysql. Really helpful, when your hard drive can't fit two copies of non-compressed database :)

By: alecnmk
2011-02-10 22:18:42

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dimti · 506 weeks and 4 days ago
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Alyssalauren · 15 weeks and 2 days ago

What do you think?

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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