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MySQL 8 Cookbook by Karthik Appigatla

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Loading data into a table

The way you can dump a table data into a file, you can do vice-versa, that is, load the data from the file into a table. This is widely used for loading bulk data and is a super fast way to load data into tables. You can specify the column delimiters to load the data into respective columns. You should have the FILE privilege and the INSERT privilege on the table.

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