MySQL server (5.5) is running on aws-ec2 instance with following linux details
NAME="Amazon Linux AMI" VERSION="2015.09" ID="amzn" ID_LIKE="rhel fedora" VERSION_ID="2015.09" PRETTY_NAME="Amazon Linux AMI 2015.09" ANSI_COLOR="0;33" CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2015.09:ga" HOME_URL="http://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/"
Since Django 2.2 doesn't support Mysql 5.5 https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/2.2/ref/databases/#mysql-notes . I want to upgrade MSQL to 5.6 .
- We don't have backup server and we don't want new server .
- Creating sql dump , removing MySQL 5.5 then installing MySQL 5.6 and importing dump will it work ? Since server has 100 GB of data importing the dump will be a long process and we will have considerable amount of downtime .There can be some issue with data while importing dump in 5.6 .
Is there a way to upgrade MySQL without data loss and less downtime ?