How to upgrade MariaDB 5.5, 10.X to MySQL 5.6, 5.7?
According to the MariaDB documentation direct upgrade is not possible.
Consider the following upgrade/replacement way:
Note: all the actions are performed at your own risk!
Note: MariaDB 10.2 is not supported by Plesk.
MariaDB 5.5 to MySQL 5.6:
- Upgrade MariaDB 5.5 -> MariaDB 10.1.
- Replace MariaDB 10.1 with MySQL 5.6 since it is a drop-in replacement for MySQL 5.6.
MariaDB 5.5 to MySQL 5.7:
- Upgrade MariaDB 5.5 -> MariaDB 10.1 -> MariaDB 10.2.
- Replace MariaDB 10.2 with MySQL 5.7 since it is a drop-in replacement for MySQL 5.7.