Can I Upgrade from MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.6 or 5.7 and Retain the Old Temporal Data Types?

(Doc ID 1594570.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 to 5.7 [Release 5.6 to 5.7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Is there any issue with upgrading a 5.5 master to 5.6 while leaving the slave as 5.5 version?
 

Solution

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