[rt-users] RT migration to different OS

Craig Ringer craig at 2ndquadrant.com
Mon Jul 22 22:30:50 EDT 2013

On 07/21/2013 01:25 PM, Asif Iqbal wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am in the process to migrate our RT from solaris 10 to ubuntu precise
> lts 64bit.
> Ubuntu precise only offers 5.5.x
> (http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=mysql)
> I am planning to migrate from RT 3.8.2 with mysql 5.0.75 to the latest.
> What would be recommended path to import the dump from mysql 5.0.75 into
> 5.5.x ?
> The other option would be to install the linux  64bit binary for mysql
> 5.0.77 
> instead of depending on ubuntu/debian pkg for mysql.
> So what is the recommended approach?

The MySQL documentation seems to cover this pretty well:


You'd want to update RT to the latest patch release to make sure your
version is compatible with the newer MySQL of course.

I'd advise that you follow up on http://dba.stackexchange.com/ if you're
stuck with the MySQL side of things.

 Craig Ringer                   http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
 PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services

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