I hope you can assist me. I have a MySQL database running on a remote RHEL5 server. Used PHPMySQL to export a table with 1.3 Million records into a CSV format and my server load did go up to 250 before the whole server crashed. So the question is if I can use some command maybe in an SSH session in which I can limit the resources to the export. I do not care how long it takes to do the export but somehow I want to limit the resources I give to this export so that it does not crash my server. I understand it is a lot of records so it might take a little time. So basically I like to create a CSV file from one specific Table that is saved in /root/export/ on my linux server.
Thank you for the assistance.