Moving databases using Unix commands


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Moving databases using Unix commands

In the last video you saw how to use the graphical program phpMyAdmin to move databases onto and off of your web host. That's how I usually do it, but there are times when you need to use UNIX's command-line interface. For example, if your web host doesn't offer phpMyAdmin or if the database is too big for its upload feature, I'll show you the basics of the command-line interface, but that should be enough to get you started. We'll start by exporting a database we already have installed. This one is on my own site tomgeller.com.

The database itself is named tgeller_lynda. First, let's take a look at it with the interactive MySQL command. Before I can do that, I have to switch over to the Terminal and log in. As before I do that with the ssh command. and then enter my password. Once there, let's take a look and see what we have. This is my home directory. I'm going to switch into that lynda directory, where we'll play around a little bit.

As you can see, w...

Moving databases using Unix commands
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