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Updating MySQL 5.0 to MySQL 5.5

Mar 14, 2013 by DinoGuy

My cPanel is currently on MySQL 5.0. I want to update to 5.5. Can I update it right away or should I first update it to to 5.1 first, and then continue updating to  5.5. Should I just  select  5.5 and update  using WHM?

Thanks and regards

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Mar 15, 2013 by TopNet
I recommend upgrading with WHM->software->MySQL upgrade. The update will automatically moves over all intervening versions making sure the tables are all upgraded properly. So you don’t have to upgrade to MySQL 5.1 first.
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Mar 15, 2013 by tareq101
before you update, make sure you take a full backup