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What's the best way to copy LOTS! of records between 2 mySQL servers?

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Contributed by whahoo on Aug 23, 2000 at 09:00 UTC
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Answer: What's the best way to copy LOTS! of records between 2 mySQL servers?
contributed by Russ

MySQL also has

SELECT * FROM skr INTO OUTFILE 'filename'; LOAD DATA INFILE "filename" INTO TABLE skr;
The MySQL team says this is a very fast way to copy data from one server to another.

Check the MySQL Manual for more info.

Russ

Answer: What's the best way to copy LOTS! of records between 2 mySQL servers?
contributed by Anonymous Monk

mysqldump -u<username> -p<password> \ -h<remote_host> -c <databasename> | mysql \ -u<localuser> -p<localpassword> newdatabase you may add --add-drop-table on the left side of the pipe if the database tables already exists locally and -C if you are on a slow connection (uses a compressed protocol for data tranfer)

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