Split and Concatenate Linux Command
SPLIT command is used to split the large file into smaller file. It is very useful command if you want to place large file into small sizes and copy them parallel to other server then concatenate the file into one.
split -b Number [ k | m ] [filename]
Example: Split the file into the 10gb size small size file.
split -b 10000m dumpfile.gz
It will give output as filename : xaa,xab,xac,xad,xae
Concatenate command is used for concatenate the split files by following Example:
Concatenate the file that is split
cat x* > dumpfile.gz