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Is it possible to upload database that has been exported from phpmyadmin?

  • Posted on July 31, 2013
  • 212nathAsked by 212nath

I have recently got a droplet and transferred most of my website from a shared hosting company, and I want to transfer a mini-blog that requires a database. Is there anyway I can export this from phpmyadmin, and transfer it to my droplet? I believe I have installed all the necessary things - such as the MYSQL server.


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The easiest way would be uploading your phpmyadmin export (.sql) using the scp command (Step #2 in How to Migrate MySQL Between Two Servers) and importing it (Step #3).

Do you have SSH access to your shared hosting?

Well I have no preference, as long as it works! Which is the easiest way?