Your database has reached EOL - must you always upgrade?

John Leonard
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The new and shiny can also mean more work, disruption and expense
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The new and shiny can also mean more work, disruption and expense

Open source databases can be maintained for longer, but delayed decisions can store up trouble

In February, MySQL version 5.6 reached end of life, meaning it no longer receives security or functional and nor will  bugs be fixed by the core developers. The same fate awaits another popular ope...

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