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Upgrading to MySQL 5.7

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Venomous21, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. Venomous21

    Venomous21 Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    MySQL 5.7 was added to edge build on 12-18-17 to cpanel version 70. MySQL 5.6 is end-of-life on 2-28-18 according to cpanel.

    When should we expect version 70 to be pushed out with MySQL 5.7?

    I'd like to upgrade directly from mysql 5.6 to 5.7 before 5.6 is end-of-life. Not a fan of MariaDB and would prefer not to have to upgrade to it. I also don't want to have to push an edge build to our servers to get MySQL 5.7 support.

    Please, update us. Thank you.
     
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hi @Venomous21,

    cPanel version 70 is tentatively scheduled for publication to the Current build tier within the next week. Check out our release website for cPanel version 70 if you have not yet done so:

    cPanel Inc. | cPanel & WHM 70

    Additionally, the following document offers more information on the release process itself:

    Product Versions and the Release Process - cPanel Knowledge Base - cPanel Documentation

    While we can't provide specific release dates for the current release cycle, here are the release dates for cPanel version 68 to give you an idea of how long it took to make it's way to each build tier:

    2017-08-24 Edge
    2017-10-16 Current
    2017-11-01 Release
    2017-12-04 Stable


    Let us know if you have any questions.

    Thanks!
     
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