On 15/04/2014 12:13, Manuel Arostegui wrote:
> 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.
> 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?
yes, I know that. For minor releases - 5.x to 5.x+n - we'll use in-place
for major release upgrades - 5.x to 6.x - we'll use a different hosts.