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How to avoid pitfalls when evaluating MySQL 5.0

Can you offer some step-by-step and "watch out!" tips for evaluating MySQL 5.0?
I would recommend installing MySQL 5 on a separate machine and trying it with your existing applications, run as many tests as you can and see if everything runs smoothly. If you do not encounter any errors you can then bring MySQL 5 into your production systems (after a production release of MySQL 5).

There really should not be things to watch out for, in the sense of bugs or incompatibilities, but you can always

watch the change logs and look for entries that are marked "Incompatible Change."

This was first published in September 2005

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