How to load database in mysql docker container?

After creating the mysql docker container i wanted to load a new database dump to it.

In case you are wondering how to create dockers on you windows machine you can refer my post here .

If you are just testing it you can download a sample mysql database from here .

Once you have downloaded the sample DB unzip it in a folder.


First, copy the database into the container:
$ docker cp mydump.sql c598nvcvc190:/root  # Here c598nvcvc190 is name of database container

How to use WordPress in Docker Container on your Windows Laptop.


I am using “Docker for Windows” software to run dockers on my Windows 10 laptop. You can get “Docker for Windows” by clicking on this link .

If you have Windows 7 download Docker Toolbox for Windows with Virtualbox.

Once you’ve installed Docker Toolbox, install a VM with Docker Machine using the VirtualBox provider:

docker-machine create --driver=virtualbox default
docker-machine ls
eval "$(docker-machine env default)"
How to create docker containers?

Once you have installed pre-requisite software create a docker-compose.yml file in a text editor.

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