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Old 05-06-2009, 07:32 AM   #1
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How Do I upgrade MySql without losing the data

Hi All,

Could you please let me know how do I upgrade MySql without losing the original data.
I am using RHEL 5.0 version.
It is not under any production environment. It is like educational institue, However, I do not want to lose my previous data and users and their permissions.

Thanks in advance..

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Old 05-06-2009, 09:42 AM   #2
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Just update the same as you would any other package. Your data won't be affected.
If you're feeling a bit paranoid, just do a mysqldump to back up the data first.

Old 05-07-2009, 01:20 AM   #3
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Thank you Dave. Will try that out.


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