JIRA 5.2 -> 6.0 manual in-place upgrade?

I am looking at the "Upgrading JIRA Manually" instructions for 6.0 and it says to backup your existing database, create a new one, start JIRA and then import the backup. Previously, when performing manual upgrades, I've always upgraded the database "in-place". We are using MySQL.

Is it not possible to do an "in-place" database upgrade from 5.2 to 6.0?

Thanks!

1 answer

1 accepted

0 votes
Accepted answer

It should be possible to do in-place database upgrade. I believe the idea to upgrade on another database schema is for you to have the option to quickly rollback by just shutting down JIRA 6.0 and startup JIRA 5.2 back online.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 27, 2018 in Portfolio for Jira

Introducing a new planning experience in Portfolio for Jira (Server/DC)

In the past, Portfolio for Jira required a high degree of detail–foresight that was unrealistic for many businesses to   have–in   order to produce a reliable long-term roadmap. We're tur...

2,884 views 19 22
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you