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Drupal 8: Enterprise Web Development by Chaz Chumley, Matt Glaman, Richard Jones, Nick Abbott

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Using Drush to interact with the database

When working with any application that utilizes a database, there are times when you will need to export a database and import it elsewhere. Most often, you would do this with a production site to work on it locally. This way, you can create a new configuration that can be exported and pushed to production, as discussed in Chapter 9, Configuration Management – Deploying in Drupal 8.

In this recipe, we will export a database dump from a production site in order to set up the local development. The database dump will be imported over the command line and sanitized. We will then execute an SQL query through Drush to verify sanitization.

Getting ready

Drush has the ability to use site aliases. Site aliases are ...

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