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I need to patch update MySql db from 5.7.30 to 5.7.35 What are the steps involved? Can I take mysqldump and just run yum update on below mysql packages mysql-community-client.x86_64
mysql-community-common.x86_64
mysql-community-libs.x86_64
mysql-community-libs-compat.x86_64
mysql-community-server.x86_64

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The likely answer is simply:

  1. take a dump (just for added safety)
  2. use the installer to update
  3. (make sure that mysql_upgrade was run -- I don't know if the yum stuff does such.)

That's an "upgrade in place"; no need to reload the data.

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  • Thanks for the reply @Rick James. But isn't it mysql_upgrade instead of mysql_update?
    – Jos
    Oct 7 at 17:33
  • @Jos - Thanks. Fixed.
    – Rick James
    Oct 7 at 17:49

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