How to Upgrade to MySQL 8.0 – Free Course at Percona University Online

upgrade to MySQL 8

upgrade to MySQL 8MySQL 8.0 General Availability release was launched in April 2018, and since then there have been ten versions of MySQL 8 and Percona Server for MySQL released. The MySQL Community expressed a high opinion of the MySQL 8.0 advantages, so a lot of databases have been successfully upgraded to the new version. But many of them still need to be up to date.

Percona has prepared a free course “How to Upgrade to MySQL 8.0” that helps you with this task.

It is a series of useful videos for 3-4 minutes. At the end of the course, you can pass the QUIZ and get a certificate. 

Follow the link to take the course:

You can also join the course manually. Just open Google Classroom and click “Join class” and enter the code of the class “zjsst4l”.

Why Even Upgrade?


  • Lesson 1: How to Upgrade to MySQL 8.0 Overview
  • Lesson 2: How We Always Upgraded?
  • Lesson 3: Useful tools – pt-upgrade
  • Lesson 4: MySQL Shell in a Nutshell
  • Lesson 5: MySQL Upgrade – In-place and Replication & Rolling Upgrade
  • Lesson 6: MySQL 8.0 Packages and Best Practices
  • Lesson 7: Latest News and Links about Upgrading
  • Course Quiz & Certificate of Completion

Complete the course in Google Classroom and get the certificate:

Percona University Online - Google Classroom

Percona University Online - Certificate

Follow the link to take the course:

by Daniil Bazhenov via Percona Database Performance Blog