As you may know, I’m using MySQL exclusively on GNU/Linux. To be honest for me it’s almos 20 years that the year of Linux on the desktop happened. And I’m very happy with that.
But this week-end, I got a comment on an previous post about upgrading to MySQL 8.0, asking how to proceed on Windows. And in fact, I had no idea !
So I spent some time to install a Windows VM and for the very first time, MySQL on Windows !
The goal was to describe how to upgrade from MySQL 5.7 to MySQL 8.0.
So once MySQL 5.7 was installed (using MySQL Installer), I created some data using MySQL Shell:
Of course I used latest MySQL Shell, 8.0.18 in this case. Don’t forget that if you are using MySQL Shell or MySQL Router, you must always use the latest …[Read more]