Although this script has been around for almost 9 years, its still an essential tool for every developers toolbox. Big Dump staggers the database import so your server does not timeout. Here is a quick tutorial on how to use Big Dump.
- Download the latest version of Big Dump here.
- Open up bigdump.php open the file with notepad or other text editor you are using configure: Server, database name, username, password, and the file name(database file you want to upload).
3. Upload both your SQL file and bigdump.php to your server
4. Browse to bigdump.php (www.yourdomain/bigdump.php) and click start import.
5.Wait a few minutes and you will see a confirmation screen similar to the one below. Make sure to delete bigdump.php off your server when you are finished.