[Gllug] mysql source install upgrade

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Sat Mar 29 23:09:05 UTC 2008

Aaron Trevena wrote:
> Yes, but being forewarned of issues makes the difference between doing
> the test and live upgrade tomorrow as well as myisam to innodb
> conversion or just the latter.

Apart from the fact that you loose fulltext capability in innodb, I dont 
think there is any major issue in converting db engines. also, I guess 
you have reasons to move from one to the other, so would have already 
done a feature comparison and decided that innodb did give you what you 

Also, are you doing a dump + reload with the changed create table 
definitions or doing the conversion in-place on the live db ?

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