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From:Manuel Arostegui Date:April 15 2014 10:13am
Subject:Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgrade
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2014-04-15 12:05 GMT+02:00 Radoulov, Dimitre <cichomitiko@stripped>:

> Hi Reindl,
>
>
> On 15/04/2014 11:32, Reindl Harald wrote:
>
>> Am 15.04.2014 11:22, schrieb Radoulov, Dimitre:
>>
>>> we're going to patch our MySQL servers. Most of them are RHEL/OEL 5.x
>>> and are going to be upgraded  to 5.x+n (for
>>> example 5.5 to 5.10).
>>> I don't seem to find anything about this in the official documentation
>>> (verifying the patch compatibility,
>>> relinking etc.).
>>>
>>> P.S. We're using the rpm distributions from dev.mysql.com (the official
>>> website)
>>>
>> RHEL is a LTS enterprise distribution
>> there are no ABI breakages, that's why you use RHEL or a clone at all
>>
>
> Thank you! So I suppose we need to, or actually we *must*, upgrade the
> binaries only in case of a release upgrade (RHEL 5 to 6, for example),
> i.e. when a different binary distribution exsists:
> MySQL-5.6.17-1.rhel5.x86_64.rpm to MySQL-5.6.17-1.el6.x86_64.rpm.
>
>
>
Hello,

Upgrades are always scary. Don't you have another server (staging) with
same hardware/packages so you can try there first before doing it in
production?

Manuel.

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Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
  • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeReindl Harald15 Apr 2014
    • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
      • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeManuel Arostegui15 Apr 2014
        • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
          • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeJohan De Meersman15 Apr 2014
            • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
            • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeReindl Harald15 Apr 2014
              • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
      • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeReindl Harald15 Apr 2014
        • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014