Tips for Minor MySQL Upgrade on an Oracle Big Data Appliance
(Doc ID 2855403.1)
Last updated on MARCH 15, 2022
Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 5.1.0 to 5.2.0 [Release 5.0] Linux x86-64
Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) clusters support minor MySQL version upgrades. From, Frequently Asked Questions on using MySQL on Oracle Big Data Appliance with Hadoop Components (Doc ID 1542128.1), it is possible to upgrade MySQL as long as the major version (5.7) is the same, following the MySQL upgrade docs. There may be health check warnings because of a newer MySQL version e.g. from bdachecksw or bdacheckcluster but these can be ignored. Therefore upgrading MySQL 5.7.27 or 5.7.32 or an older MySQL 5.7 version to MySQL 5.7.33 or MySQL 5.7.34 is supported.
To perform a minor MySQL upgrade on a BDA cluster follow the MySQL upgrade documentation. For an understanding of the MySQL upgrade process some relevant documents are: