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What Is "mysqldump"?

"mysqldump" - A command-line interface for administrators or end users to export data from the server to files. Here are some sample commands supported by "mysqldump":

  • "mysqldump databaseName tableName" - Dumps the specified table in the specified database.
  • "mysqldump databaseName" - Dumps all the tables in the specified database.

To know about "mysqldump", read other parts of this FAQ collection.

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  1. What Tools Available for Managing MySQL Server?
  2. What Is "mysqld"?
  3. What Is "mysqladmin"?
  4. How To Check Server Status with "mysqladmin"?
  5. How To Shut Down the Server with "mysqladmin"?
  6. What Is "mysql"?
  7. How To Use "mysql" to Run SQL Statements?
  8. How To Show All Tables with "mysql"?
  9. What Is "mysqlcheck"?
  10. How To Analyze Tables with "mysqlcheck"?
  11. What Is "mysqlshow"?
  12. How To Show Table Names with "mysqlshow"?
  13. What Is "mysqldump"?
  14. How To Dump a Table to a File with "mysqldump"?
  15. What Is "mysqlimport"?
  16. How To Load Data Files into Tables with "mysqlimport"?

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