26 Apr 2017

Raspberry Pi: Installing MySQL 5.7 on Jessie

Source code

Recently I had the need to upgrade MySQL on a Raspberry Pi running the latest standard distribution version of Jessie. I needed to use the JSON data-type as a MySQL field. My Raspberry Pi (as of Arril 2017) was running MySQL 5.5.52, but I needed 5.7+ for the JSON data-type. I’m providing these steps to […]