Re: parallel installations of mysql
- Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:49:41 +0200 (CEST)
- From: Johan De Meersman <vegivamp@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: parallel installations of mysql
That works nicely, you just need to make sure that you set up the second instance on a different port, with different data and log directories etc.
Do you expect many issues from the upgrade? In most cases, an in-place upgrade should work the same or better than the old version :-)
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Martin Mueller" <martinmueller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "MySql" <mysql@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, 20 April, 2016 20:04:57
> Subject: parallel installations of mysql
> I am running MySQL 5.6.22 on an iMac as a desktop database. I would like to
> install 5.7.12. Can I install it as a parallel and independent instance? And
> if so, are there special problems to watch out for?
> Why would I want to do this? Well, I have a set of databases and tables on the
> old installations that have grown over the years. Given the way I work, the
> simplest thing would be install the new database and then work through my
> existing tables over a number of weeks and transfer stuff as I go along. That
> may not be very professional but it works for me, and it would let me keep the
> old along the new, just in case something goes wrong/
> My friends tell me to use sqlite, and they are probably right since file
> management is so much simpler. But I find the many builtin functions of MySQL
> very helpful and don't particularly want to learn a new set.
> Martin Mueller
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