MySQL Shell is the recommended utility for importing data into the MySQL DB System. MySQL Shell dump and load utilities are purpose-built for use with MySQL DB Systems; useful for all types of exports and imports. MySQL Shell supports export to, and import from, Object Storage. The minimum supported source version of MySQL is 5.7.9.
For MySQL HeatWave Service on OCI, refer to Importing and Exporting Databases in the MySQL HeatWave Service User Guide.
For MySQL HeatWave on AWS, refer to Importing Data, in the MySQL HeatWave on AWS Service Guide.
For HeatWave in Oracle Database Service for Azure (ODSA), see Importing Data to MySQL HeatWave.