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17 blog posts in 1 category

How to perform Schema Changes in MySQL & MariaDB in a Safe Way

This blog describes best practices to make your database schema changes in MySQL and MariaDB flawless. We will walk you through different scenarios and recomment some approaches for each.

Custom Trigger Based Upgrades for PostgreSQL

This blog provides an overview of custom trigger based upgrades for PostgreSQL; and some insight into how computer game strategies can be lessons for database administration life.

Upgrading Your Database to PostgreSQL Version 10 - What You Should Know

This blog offers a short summary of how you can perform a PostgreSQL 10 upgrade, including what method to chose, how to prepare and what to check for after the upgrade is complete.

Upgrading to the ClusterControl Enterprise Edition

This blog details how to upgrade from the ClusterControl Community Edition to the Enterprise Edition and the value it brings to your database infrastructure.

Online Schema Upgrade in MySQL Galera Cluster using RSU Method

Performing RSU - Rolling Schema Upgrade - in a safe way is much more complex than just running a couple of commands. This blog post explains the RSU method for schema changes in Galera Cluster for MySQL, MariaDB Galera Cluster or Percona XtraDB Cluster.

Database Security - MySQL Upgrade Instructions for Zero-day Exploit

This blog shows you how to upgrade your MySQL and MariaDB databases, in order to address CVE-2016-6662 - a publicly disclosed vulnerability in MySQL.

Performing a Live Upgrade to MySQL 5.7

Once we’ve tested that our application works with MySQL 5.7, what is the best way to introduce 5.7 in our live environment? How can we minimize risks? What tools can help facilitate the process?

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What to test before upgrading to MySQL 5.7

With the behaviour of some existing features changing in MySQL 5.7, how do you ensure an upgrade will not adversely affect your applications? This blog post looks at how to prepare and perform regression tests.

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Understand what has changed between MySQL 5.6 and 5.7 before upgrading

With MySQL 5.7, new features have been added and some existing behaviors have been altered. This may cause potential issues with your database setup if you neglect proper research and testing - new behavior may not be compatible with your application. Find what needs to be checked before you start planning upgrade to MySQL 5.7.

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Webinar Replay & Slides: How to Upgrade to MySQL 5.7

This is the replay of a live webinar on MySQL 5.7 and how to upgrade to it. It covers the important changes between versions 5.6 and 5.7, how to prepare your application, and how an actual upgrade may look like.

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