Upgrade MySql 5.5 to 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04

If you are already using MySql 5.5 and some new applications is requiring a newer version you can proceed a upgrade with the following steps

  1. Check if there is available a binary version for your operating system
  2. If you are using Ubuntu14.04 there is available a Mysql 5.6 version. If not, you have to register other repository
  3. Create a backup just in case somethings will go wrong
  4. Upgrade

  5. If something was wrong until now you can remove previous version and separately install the new one.
  6. You can restore the information by