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Re: Best practices Q: Should the backup/restore programs be version matched to the server version?
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: June 30, 2016 10:27PM

> anyone know of MySQL 5.5 capabilities that MySQL 5.1 commands
> definitely could not support?

There are several eg see the 5.5 entries at

> I think that would be my place to start researching this difficulty.

I disagree entirely. There being no reason to expect that 5.1 software will work reliably with 5.5, the safest approach is not to count on it and if your provider thinks otherwise, your provider is unsatisfactory.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/30/2016 10:28PM by Peter Brawley.

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