Dear MySQL users, MaxDB users and friends,
it happened what we always told you what might happen: we did not make it to write an article for you in this week. Of course, this is not the end of the series. It will continue, but other duties might force us in the future to skip a week again. As a small “excuse” for you, we have written an FAQ like entry.
Can I recover a MaxDB backup on a different version and/or a different system?
It depends: the processor architecture and the MaxDB version must be compatible. Given these two main preconditions you can take a backup from one system and recover it on a different system. This is a common situation when you are planning to upgrade the database software and the server hardware in one step. In general, we do not recommend to do these two steps at once. The simple reason that we do not is, that you should never change [Read more...]