How to Import a MySQL Database
How to Import a MySQL database
If you are making backups of your database's at some point you will need to import them due to a crash.
How to Import an Entire database
Importing the entire database via the command line
mysql -u <username> -p <databasename> < backup.sql
**Note if you have not already created the database, you will need to
mysql -u <username> -p -e"create database <databasename>;"
Sometimes, you will need to restore a single table
How to Import a Database Table
Importing a single database table
mysql -u <username> -p <databasename> < backup.table.sql