Place the results of a MySQL query into a CSV file

The results of a MySQL query can be placed into a CSV file using the following query:

INTO OUTFILE 'file_path'
FIELDS TERMINATED BY ','
ENCLOSED BY '"'
LINES TERMINATED BY '\n';

To include header write another query before the “main” query. It returns the header, and the “main” query returns the data. Union joins them together:

SELECT 'COLUMN1_NAME', 'COLUMN2_NAME'
UNION 
… Your MySQL query here;

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