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Mastering MySQL 5.7 EOL migrations

In a recent podcast on Mastering EOL Migrations: Lessons learned from MySQL 5.7 to 8.0 I discuss with my colleague Adam North not only the technical issues that become a major migration but also key business and management requirements with having a well-articulated strategy that covers:

  • Planning
  • Testing
  • Be Prepared
  • Proactiveness

Having a plan is key to any significant task including data migrations. You should heed the warnings and the deprecations and consider all potential downstream product impacts such as connector upgrades. The plan includes a timeline but also needs to define all the stakeholders both technical and business, the definition of a successful migration, and most importantly the decision tree for a non-successful migration that would …

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Debian 9 and MySQL: Watch Out!

Debian logo by Software in the Public Interest, Inc. (CC-BY-SA) MySQL and Debian 9 “Stretch” Debian 9 (“Stretch”) was released on June 17, and we congratulate the Debian community on another iteration of a central Linux distro. Now, the Debian release team some time ago decided not to ship MySQL as part of the distro, instead replacing it […]

Upgrading to MySQL 5.7 Using the MySQL Repos for Linux

MySQL Server 5.7 was released around a month ago, and download numbers show huge interest in upgrading from older MySQL releases. As with any product that is frequently used as core infrastructure in complex systems with numerous interdependencies, major version upgrades of MySQL should be approached with some care. In this post, I will cover […]

Updating MySQL on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to MySQL 5.6

The Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS release only provides MySQL 5.1 and MySQL 5.5 using the default Ubuntu package manager.

Oracle (owners of the MySQL(tm)) now provide Debian/Ubuntu APT repositories for all GA and DMR versions of MySQL including supporting Ubuntu 12.04.

The following steps demonstrate upgrading from the Ubuntu 5.5 server package to the Oracle 5.6 server package.

Verify MySQL Packages

$ apt-cache search mysql-server
mysql-server - MySQL database server (metapackage depending on the latest version)
mysql-server-5.5 - MySQL database server binaries and system database setup
mysql-server-core-5.5 - MySQL database server binaries
auth2db - Powerful and eye-candy IDS logger, log viewer and alert generator
cacti - Frontend to rrdtool for monitoring systems and services
torrentflux - web based, feature-rich BitTorrent download manager

Verify …

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3 webinars on Upgrading MySQL

The IOUG Online Education Series: Get Real with Upgrades will include next week 3 different MySQL webinars. These are:

  • MySQL 5.1: Why and How to Upgrade by Sheeri Cabral on Tuesday, July 27, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT
  • MySQL Upgrades With No Downtime by Sean Hull on Wednesday, July 28, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT
  • MySQL Upgrade Best Practices by Matt Yonkovit on Thursday, July 29, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT

Each speaker will be covering different areas and reasons for considering and implementing a successful MySQL Upgrade.

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