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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 NOVEMBER 11, 2021

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 source to 5.6 while leaving the replica as 5.5 version?

Disclaimer: Starting from v8.0, some terms have been deprecated. Older releases will only use the deprecated terminology, and new releases will only use new terminology. Please see https://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysqld-version-reference/en/ for a complete list of those changes, and in which minor versions it happened. 

 

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