1. Exporting a MySQL database
To export a MySQL database, you need to use the mysqldump command. Here is the full command for exporting your database:
mysqldump -uUSERNAME -pPASSWORD DATABASE > backup.sql
Make sure you replace USERNAME, PASSWORD and DATABASE with the appropriate values for your database. The MySQL database will be exported to a file named “backup.sql” in your current directory. The name of the MySQL dump you are exporting to can be whatever you want.
2. Importing a MySQL database
To import a MySQl database, you need to use the mysql command. Here is the full command for importing a MySQL dump into a database:
mysql -uUSERNAME -pPASSWORD DATABASE < backup.sql