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Stash MySQL Addon

Stash 0.9.0+ supports extending its functionality through addons. Stash MySQL addon enables Stash to backup and restore MySQL databases.

This guide will give you an overview of which MySQL versions are supported and how the docs are organized.

Supported MySQL Versions

Stash supports backup and restore of the following MySQL versions:

Here, the addon follows M.M.P-vX versioning scheme where M.M.P (Major.Minor.Patch) represents the respective database version and an optional -vX (here, X is a monotonically increasing integer) is added if there is any breaking change in the addon image compared to the previous release.

If you update Stash operator to a newer release and the supported addon versions in the newer release has different -vX suffix, you have to update the old addons too. Otherwise, backup may not work. In this case, just uninstall the old addons and install the new addons.

Addon Version Compatibility

Any addon with matching major version with the database version should be able to take backup of that database. For example, MySQL addon with version 8.x.x-vX should be able take backup of any MySQL of 8.x.x series. However, this might not be true for some versions. In that case, we will have separate addon for that version.

Documentation Overview

Stash MySQL documentations are organized as below:

  • How does it works? gives an overview of how backup and restore process for MySQL database works in Stash.
  • Setup shows how to install and uninstall MySQL addon for Stash.
  • Guides contains step by step guides to backup and restore different versions of MySQL databases.