Mongodb import/export via stdin-stdout

In the next example, mongoimport takes data passed to it on standard input (i.e. with a | pipe.)
Without the output specification (i.e. “-o collection.json”), mongoexport writes output to standard output (i.e. “stdout”).

mongoexport -d dbname -c colname | gzip > dump.txt.gz
zcat dump.txt.gz | mongoimport -d dbname -c colname
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One Response to Mongodb import/export via stdin-stdout

  1. Wxll says:

    Big Thnx! Exactly what I was looking for!

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