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Updating MySQL on Centos 7

With the launch of Drupal 9, one of the requirements is for MySQL 5.7 or later.

  • If using Drupal 9 with MySQL or Percona, version 5.7.8+ is required.
  • If using Drupal 9 with MariaDB, version 10.3.7+ is required.

What I discovered is the the version of MySQL that ships by default with Centos is constrained to 5.5*. To find my current version of MySQL: 


Design and visualisation for new B2B directory that utilsed the PHP Link Directory CMS.

phplinkdirectory template

Bespoke CMS system that allows authorised users to add, edit or delete information stored in a MySQL database.

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