Moving databases using phpMyAdmin


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Moving databases using phpMyAdmin

As you know a Drupal site comprises two parts, files and a database. Anybody who uses a computer is used to transferring files, but databases are a different breed. They are basically text files that the database program MySQL reads and writes. There are two basic ways of examining, affecting, and moving these files through a graphical program such as phpMyAdmin, which we'll look at in this video, and using the UNIX command-line interface, which we'll look at in the next video. There is actually one other method using the Drupal Module backup in Migrate.

You'll get more information about it in the videos in the section, Keeping Your Site Safe and Secure. But anyway, let's get back to phpMyAdmin. You're already familiar with it if you used the Acquia Dev Desktop program to develop your site. I'll switch to it, so you can see how it works there. You simply click Manage my database, and there you go. Over in the left we have a list of all of the databases that are runn...

Moving databases using phpMyAdmin
Video duration: 6m 34s 7h 50m Intermediate

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Moving databases using phpMyAdmin provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7 Advanced Training

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