How to migrate .sql external to my wordpress/ubuntu application?

Hi, i’m not a heavy user but i’m trying to user my new blog in this host. Because a friend specialist recommend to me.

I have a Wordpress Blog in another hosting, and i made the backup of mysql (.sql) and the archives, and i want to import this archives and mysql database, to this new installation/droplet.

Anyone can help me with this?


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The basic command to restore a MySql database is:

mysql -h localhost -u database_user -p database_name < backup_db.sql.gz 

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