replication from 4.1 to 5.5 and character set change
Posted by: Gaspare Siclari
Date: February 10, 2012 09:42AM

Hello everyone,
in our society we want to migrate our mysql db from an obsolete version 4.1 to a slightly newer version (5.5)

Obviously replication between these two versions is not feasible.
For this we will use the bridge (with engine blackhole)

So the process will be:
4.1 (iso) -> 5.0 (iso) -> 5.1 (utf8) -> 5.5 (utf8).
My question is:
I exclude the ustanza 5.1?
So, I can replicate the 5.5 (utf8) from 5.0 (iso)?
Do you know if there are any contraindications?
We have also some tables with a blob field, stored in latin. How can i replicate the data having the blob content converted into utf8?

Thanks to all
Gaspare



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/10/2012 04:32AM by Gaspare Siclari.

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