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MySQL Shell 8.0  /  MySQL Shell Utilities

Chapter 7 MySQL Shell Utilities

MySQL Shell includes utilities for working with MySQL. To access the utilities from within MySQL Shell, use the util global object, which provides the following functions:

checkForServerUpgrade()

An upgrade checker utility that enables you to verify whether MySQL server instances are ready for upgrade. See Section 7.1, “Upgrade Checker Utility”.

importJSON()

A JSON import utility that enables you to import JSON documents to a MySQL Server collection or table. See Section 7.2, “JSON Import Utility”.

importTable()

A parallel table import utility that splits up a single data file and uses multiple threads to load the chunks into a MySQL table. See Section 7.3, “Parallel Table Import Utility”.