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Mysql 5.1 upgrade (squire)
As part of our commitment to security and performance in our webhosting environment, we are upgrading MySQL on your server from version 5.0 to version 5.1. This is an important change to ensure continued compatibility with current and future software, and ensuring the stability and security of services for all customers.

For most customers this change will have minimal impact on your sites hosted with us. Most popular software such as Joomla or Wordpress will be fully compatible and will not require any changes, however this may be a good time to check that your installation is up-to-date. Some bespoke software could experience problems if it has been designed around earlier versions of MySQL and we ask all clients to ensure custom code is compatible with the newer version of MySQL. If unsure about this please speak to your web developer.

The upgrade to 5.1 is not reversible, and version 5.0 is no longer supported by the maker.

For more detailed info about this upgrade please visit the official MySQL page here: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/upgrading-from-previous-series.html

The upgrade is scheduled to start between the 8th of April 2013, and the 15th of April 2013. We will send further messages on the day that an upgrade will be performed on a server that affects you.
Updated by Chris Yates on 11th Mar 2013 @ 17:26pm
Mysql 5.1 upgrade (squire)
Sorry for the lack of updates on this announcement, this update is rescheduled for Friday 21st of June 2013 and will start at 22:00 BST.
Updated by Carl G-M. on 19th Jun 2013 @ 14:03pm
Mysql 5.1 upgrade (squire)
This is starting now.
Updated by Carl G-M. on 21st Jun 2013 @ 21:58pm
Mysql 5.1 upgrade (squire)
MySQL and the main PHP stack is now up to date, the secondary stacks are now being done.
Updated by Carl G-M. on 21st Jun 2013 @ 22:24pm
Mysql 5.1 upgrade (squire)
This is now complete, please open a ticket help@clook.net if you have any issues.
Updated by Carl G-M. on 21st Jun 2013 @ 22:50pm