MySQL is one of the most popular database management systems. It is most often used for web-based application and it is also one of the main components of the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) open-source web application stack. In this tutorial, we will show you how to import an SQL file into MySQL database on a Linux VPS. This will help you when you need to transfer your database from one server to another or to restore a database backup.
MySQL is the most popular open-source database in the world, powering small blogs, high-volume websites, business applications and more. MySQL is used by some of the world’s most popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Wikipedia ..etc. In this blog post, we will show you how to check the size of the MySQL databases and tables trough the MySQL shell. This post is written for MySQL but the exact same commands are also applicable for MariaDB.