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How to upgrade Mariadb ?

Post by davidav » Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:59 pm

How can I upgrade the version of Mariadb installed on QNAP? The installed version is 5.5.. and we currently run MySQL 5.7.12 which has a couple of significant features we rely on and which are not available in 5.5.
From reading the Mariadb documentation it appears that I would need to upgrade to the 10.10 series to be compatible with MySQL 5.7.

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Re: How to upgrade Mariadb ?

Post by Toxic17 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:18 pm

The MariaDB is built in so upgrading will be hard, and even if it was possible future firmware upgrades would overwrite your version.

Best to request this from QNAP directly in a future firmware update. Initially MariaDB was a QPKG which meant QNAP could have had two versions, ie 5.5.x and 10.1.x but they moved the Package back into the firmware.
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Re: How to upgrade Mariadb ?

Post by SolarisM » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:56 pm

You can install Container Manager and add in a distribution of MariaDB 10.2.7 or other version as you need. You'll probably need to setup a couple of environmental variables to read a custom my.cnf file but the process is relatively painless.

We used the process to install MariaDB 10.2.7 which is capable of multi-source replication etc. The Container Manager is a standard "docker" install, so there's lots of info out there on working with containers and docker.

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Re: How to upgrade Mariadb ?

Post by Ronnay » Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:37 pm

I've tried this all.
However, it didn't work.
When creating a container for the latest MariaDB official distribution, Container Station returns an error: "Background task error for create mariadb-1: no matching manifest for linux/arm in the manifest list entries"

My TS-231P2 NAS running QTS has an ARM 32-bit processor and it looks like all available MariaDB 10.x Docker distributions are all 64-bit based.
So in this article you should start with "MariaDB 10.x is only available for 64-bit platforms".

It could have saved me a whole day of searching why things doesn't work on my NAS.

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Re: How to upgrade Mariadb ?

Post by jaysona » Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:45 am

Ronnay wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:37 pm
It could have saved me a whole day of searching why things doesn't work on my NAS.
... or you could do a little more reading before starting to go down the rabbit hole, the 64-bit Docker thing is fairly well documented on various sites.

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Re: How to upgrade Mariadb ?

Post by dolbyman » Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:43 am

also..this is not an's a 3 year old forum discussion

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