You can use a variety of methods to export data and object structures from your databases. These methods include usage of various generators, data extractors, and shortcuts. Also, you can export data in TXT, CSV, JSON, XML, Markdown, Excel, and other formats. You can select a predefined extractor or create your own.
In DataGrip, you export object structures and data separately. It means that you can export a structure of a table and then export data from the table. The full data dump is available for PostgreSQL and MySQL with the help of mysqldump and pg_dump. The full data dump includes structures of all database objects and data of these objects in a single file. For more information, see Create a full data dump for MySQL and PostgreSQL.
This is full command that I was using in pgdump. And this is the exact same command that dBeaver is using to dump the database. Pgdump.exe -format=c -n public -verbose -host=localhost -port=5432 -username=postgres -f db.backup postgresdb. Line utility programs pgdump and pgrestore. When you use pgAdmin to back up or restore database objects, pgAdmin builds and executes a command that calls the pgdump program or the pgrestore program with the appropriate parameters. You can view the pgdump or pgrestore command built and executed by pgAdmin to. Pgdump -C -h localhost -U postgres dvdrental psql -h remote -U postgres dvdrental Code language: Shell Session ( shell ) In this tutorial, you have learned how to copy a PostgreSQL database within a database server, or from a database server to another. The links below allow you to download archives of the files installed by our PostgreSQL installers.These archives are provided as a convenience for expert users; unless you specifically need these files, you should download an installer instead. Binaries from installer Version 13.2. Binaries from installer Version 12.6. Binaries from installer Version 11.11.
Exporting object structures
Data definition language (DDL) defines the structure of a database, including rows, columns, tables, indexes, and other elements. In DataGrip, you can generate data definition structures by using shortcuts with predefined settings or by using the SQL Generator and customize the export settings.
Generate DDL definitions for database objects
In the Database tool window (View Tool Windows Database ), right-click a database object and select SQL Scripts SQL GeneratorCtrl+Alt+G.
On the right toolbar, you can find the following controls:
: copy output to the clipboard.
: save output to a file.
: open output in a query console.
The DEFINER clause specifies the security context (access privileges) for the routine execution. In MySQL and MariaDB, select Skip `definer = ..` clause to skip this clause when you generate DDL for a procedure or a function.
Change output settings of the SQL Generator
In the Database tool window (View Tool Windows Database ), right-click a database object (for example, a table) and select SQL Scripts SQL GeneratorCtrl+Alt+G.
In the SQL Generator tool window, click the File Output Options icon ( ).
From the Layout list, select a method that you want to use:
File per object: generates a set of SQL files.
File per object with order: generates a numbered set of SQL files.
Generate a DDL definition to the query console
In the Database tool window (View Tool Windows Database ), right-click a database object and select SQL Scripts Generate DDL to Query Console.
Generate a DDL definition to the clipboard
In the Database tool window (View Tool Windows Database ), right-click a database object and select SQL Scripts Generate DDL to Clipboard.
If your database stores DDL of the object, you can retrieve DDL from the database by selecting the Request and Copy Original DDL.
You can export database data as SQL
UPDATE statements, TSV and CSV, Excel, Markdown, HTML tables and JSON format. When you export to a file, a separate file is created for each individual table or view.
To configure CSV extractors, see Configure an extractor for delimiter-separated values. In CSV settings, you can set separators for rows and headers, define text for NULL values, specify quotation, create new extractors for formats with delimiter-separated values.
To export data in binary formats (for example, XLSX), use the Export Data dialog.
Before DataGrip 2020.1, if you select the default extractor from the list, you set this extractor as default for the whole IDE. Beginning from DataGrip 2020.1, you set the extractor for a single table. If you open a different table, the extractor defaults to CSV.
Export data from the Database tool window
In the Database tool window (View Tool Windows Database ), right-click a database object and navigate to Export Data to File(s).
In the Export Data dialog, customize the following settings:
Extractor: select the export format (for example, Excel (xlsx) ).
Transpose: select to export data in the transposed view. In this view, the rows and columns are interchanged.
Add table definition (DDL): add a table generation code (
Computed: include virtual columns that are not physically stored in the table (for example, the IDENTITY column).
Generated: include auto-increment fields for INSERT and UPDATE statements .
File name: type a filename. This option is available only if you export one table.
Output directory: select a storage path.
To copy the generated script to the clipboard, click Copy to Clipboard. To save the script to a file, click Export Data to File.
Export data from the data editor
To export data to a file, open a table or a result set, click the Export Data icon ( ). Configure the export settings and click Export to File.
To export the whole result or the whole table to the clipboard, open a table or a result set, right-click the result or the table and select Export Table to Clipboard.
In contrast to the Export to Clipboard action, the Copy action Ctrl+C only copies the selection or all the rows on the current page. To copy rows on the current page, double-click the table and press Ctrl+C. Alternatively, click a cell, press Ctrl+A and then Ctrl+C. To configure a number of rows on a page, see Set a number of rows in the result set.
Export data from a MongoDB collection
Right-click the collection that you want to export and select Export Data to File.
In the Export Data dialog, click the Extractor drop-down list and select JSON.
The output of this operation is MongoDB Extended JSON. Read about MongoDB Extended JSON in MongoDB Extended JSON (v2) at docs.mongodb.com.
Create a full data dump for MySQL and PostgreSQL
You can create backups for database objects (for example a schema, a table, or a view) by running mysqldump for MySQL or pg_dump for PostgreSQL. mysqldump and pg_dump are native MySQL and PostgreSQL tools. They are not integrated into DataGrip. You can read about them at dev.mysql.com and postgresql.org.
Export data with mysqldump or pg_dump
In the Database tool window (View Tool Windows Database ), right-click a database object and navigate to:
Export with 'mysqldump': for MySQL data sources.
War thunder aimjunkies. Export with 'pg_dump': for PostgreSQL data sources.
In the Export with <dump_tool> dialog, specify the path to the dump tool executable in the Path to <dump_tool> field.
(Optional) Edit the command-line options in the lower part of the dialog.
Copy a table to another schema
Right-click a table and select Copy Table to. Alternatively, press F5.
Enter a schema name and click OK.
(Optional) In the Import dialog, modify table settings.
Automated Backup on Windows
Updated to reflect changes from 8.3 to 11
- This method uses pg_dump.exe along with a batch file to call it. This batch file will create a file/directory for each day it is run.
- Keep in mind pg_dump and pg_dumpall are version specific meaning do not use pg_dump from 9.3 to backup version 11.0. The option -i & --ignore-version are ignored
Files needed to run pg_dump & pg_dumpall
- Getting the pg_dump, pg_dumpall binaries one has to extract it from a PostgreSQL Server Install, compile, or download binaries from EDB. There is no package available to get just these files.
- Should download and install the Windows C/C++ runtime libraries from Microsoft for the version Postgresql being used, version 11.0 uses VS-2013
- Go to backup server/location create a Directory called Drive:PostgresqlBack then create a sub directory called 'bin' in the Drive:PostgresqlBack and place the following files in this directory.
Using pgdump, creates a new file for each day
- Create batch file called something, example is postgresqlBackup.bat. The file must be located in PostgresqlBack directory not the bin folder.
- Open the File then Copy/Paste the following
- Change <NameOfTheFile> to something. One idea is use the name of the database.(make sure there are no spaces after the word BACKUP_FILE any spaces will cause this setting not to work.)Setting is the first part of the file name then followed by the date the file was created with the extension .backup
- Change the <PassWord > setting above to the correct password for the backup users. (make sure there is no spaces after the word PGPASSWORD any spaces will cause this setting not to work. Description of pgPassword
- Change <HostName> either to ip address or dns name of the server hosting Postgresql.
- Change <UserName> to backup user make sure this users has access to database for backup purposes
- Change <DATABASENAME> to the database name being backed up.
- Save the File
- Create Task for the MS Task Scheduler
- Once you have chosen the security context the Task in going to run in, it is advised to change the directory security where the backup is run and the files are stored, as a high level user name and password are stored in plain text.
- Another option is to modify the pg_hba.conf file adding the backup server as a trusted connection
New feature in pg_dump as of 9.1
The option -F d. This changes the backup from creating a single large TAR file, it will now will create a directory and contain individual files for each table.
the pg_dump command looks like this
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There are a few advantages to the -F d option. One restores can be made significantly faster as pg_restore has the option to run parallel connections instead of one table at a time. Two its faster to extract specific table(s) to restore when using this option vs TAR format. Three when coping/moving the files off-site and it fails in mid-stream it does not have to restart at the beginning unlike one large TAR file, for large databases this is a big plus.
It is necessary to use pg_dumpall to get the logins/roles, and schema information as pg_dump does not include this information
This creates a sql script used to restore roles and schema information. Keep in mind if not restoring to the same server settings such TableSpaces are most likely not valid and will error.