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phpMyAdmin: During SQL Imports What Does kKiB Mean, How to Modify Max File Import Size

Recently I had to import some files via phpMyAdmin because the web host of my client didn’t allow SSH access to the server or direct access to the MySQL command line. The need was to create a database and restore a previous backup from another database into MySQL. I noticed that on the Import screen there were a couple things I was curious about. First what kKiB meant and if I wanted to how would I change the max size file I could import.

What does kKiB Mean?