How to convert MySQL to MariaDB


This guide will show you how you can convert from MySQL to MariaDB in Webuzo.


First, take a dump of all the Databases, execute the below mentioned command to do so:
mysqldump -u root -p --all-databases >  /root/alldbdump.sql
This will create a .sql file in specified directory.

Also, take a backup of the user's DBs from the Webuzo backup wizard for the safer side.
Now take backup of /etc/my.cnf

Now install the MariaDB and check the checkbox for forcefully install once done you can restore backups from Webuzo or import the dump file from PHPMyAdmin.

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