I’d recommend doing something like the following to import a MySQL database:
- Follow this guide to hosting a MySQL database on Render.
mysqldumpto get a backup file for the existing database.
- Use magic wormhole to transfer the backup file to your mysql Render service.
- Import the backup file that you just transferred with the
For steps 3 and 4 you’ll need to use the built-in Shell in the Render dashboard. I’m happy to elaborate on any of these steps