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Copy one DB to another DB with another name same instance:

mysqldump db | mysql new_db

Dump schema only to file:

mysqldump -d -u user -p db

Dump database to file:

mysqldump db > dump.sql

Dump all databases to file:

/usr/bin/mysqldump -u user -pxxx --all-databases -r /var/backups/dumpall.sql

Dump nicely backup database without causing lock:

nice -n 10 ionice -c2 -n 7 mysqldump --all-databases -u user -pxxx--single-transaction --quick --lock-tables=false 2>/dev/null | nice bzip2 -c >/var/backups/dumpall.mysql.bz2

Restore DB from file:

mysql -u user -pxxx db < dump.sql

title: MySQL - Operation

category: Database#

Create database:


Drop database:


Select table and export to CSV file:

select * from table where id in (78,80,81,152,837) into outfile '/var/lib/mysql-files/output.csv' fields terminated by ',' enclosed by '"' lines terminated by '\n';

Create a table:

CREATE TABLE table(id int(11),name varchar(80));

Insert table:

INSERT INTO tutorials_tbl(tutorial_title, tutorial_author, submission_date)VALUES("JAVA Tutorial", "Sanjay", '2007-05-06'),("JAVA Tutorial", "Sanjay", '2007-05-06');

Modify table:

ALTER TABLE contacts ADD email VARCHAR(60);ALTER TABLE contacts ADD email VARCHAR(60) AFTER name;ALTER TABLE contacts ADD email VARCHAR(60) FIRST;ALTER TABLE position ADD PRIMARY KEY (staffid);

Update table:

UPDATE hs_hr_users SET user_password='xxx' WHERE id=USR001;

Delete a table:

DELETE FROM table where id = '1';

title: MySQL - Process Management

category: Database#

Monitor queries:

sudo apt-get install mytopmytop -u user -ppassword

Monitor queries another way:


Check database size:

SELECT table_schema "Data Base Name", SUM( data_length + index_length) / 1024 / 1024 "Data Base Size in MB" FROM information_schema.TABLES GROUP BY table_schema ;

Process management:

Mysql> Kill (id);mysqladmin -u debian-sys-maint processlist -p

title: MySQL - User Management

category: Database#

Create user:

CREATE USER 'user'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'xxx';CREATE USER 'user2'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'xxx';

Set grant for user:

GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON db.* TO 'user'@'localhost';GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'user2'@'%';

Set password for user:

SET PASSWORD FOR 'user'@'localhost' = PASSWORD('xxx');

Show permissions:

SHOW GRANTS FOR 'root'@'localhost';

Show all users:

select user,host from mysql.user

Revoke all privileges on database level:

REVOKE ALL PRIVILEGES ON db.* FROM 'user'@'localhost';

Drop user:

DROP USER 'user'@'localhost';