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Load data in txt file into database

 

Drop table Bird;

CREATE TABLE Bird (
    name VARCHAR(20), 
    owner VARCHAR(20),
    species VARCHAR(20), 
    sex CHAR(1), 
    birth DATE, 
    death DATE
);
  
INSERT INTO  Bird VALUES ('BlueBird','Joe','Car','f','1999-03-30',NULL);
  
/* Suppose that your Bird records can be described as shown here. 
(Observe that MySQL expects dates in 'YYYY-MM-DD' format; 
this may be different from what you are used to.
*/

name    owner   species  sex   birth       death
Blue   Joe   cat      f      1993-02-04    
Yellow  Yin     cat      m      1994-03-17    
Red     Richard dog      f      1989-05-13    
    

/*
Note that if you created the file on Windows with an editor that uses 
\r\n as a line terminator, you should use:
*/

LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE '/path/Bird.txt' INTO TABLE Bird
LINES TERMINATED BY '\r\n';


           
         
  










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