Over a million developers have joined DZone.
{{announcement.body}}
{{announcement.title}}

Export And Import By Php

DZone's Guide to

Export And Import By Php

·
Free Resource
There are at least three ways to backup your MySQL Database :

Execute a database backup query from PHP file.
Run mysqldump using system() function.
Use phpMyAdmin to do the backup.
 

Execute a database backup query from PHP file

Below is an example of using SELECT INTO OUTFILE query for creating table backup :


 
To restore the backup you just need to run LOAD DATA INFILE query like this :


 
It's a good idea to name the backup file as tablename.sql so you'll know from which table the backup file is


Run mysqldump using system() function
Topics:

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

THE DZONE NEWSLETTER

Dev Resources & Solutions Straight to Your Inbox

Thanks for subscribing!

Awesome! Check your inbox to verify your email so you can start receiving the latest in tech news and resources.

X

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}