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Factors to Consider when Migrating ( including potential Upgrade ) MySQL Server (Doc ID 2090373.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2024

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To cover as many of the potential pitfalls known when making a change to the operating environment of the MySQL Server.



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In this Document
 Migrations where the Software Stack changes
 Migrations where there are physical hardware changes
 Case 1 - Migration to 100% identical Server on same Data Centre  infrastructure
 Case 2 - Migration to an upgraded OS
 Case 3a - Migrating to new hardware
 Case 3b - Migrating to new hardware + vendor
 Case 4 - Migrating to new hardware and software ( MySQL Version upgrade )

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