This topic identifies the upgrade paths for upgrading a Greenplum Database 6.x release to a newer 6.x release. The topic also describes the migration paths for migrating Tanzu Greenplum Database 4.x or 5.x data to Greenplum Database 6.x.
Greenplum Database 6 supports upgrading from a Greenplum 6.x release to a newer 6.x release. Direct upgrade from Tanzu Greenplum 5.28 and later to Tanzu Greenplum 6.9 and later is provided via gpupgrade; for more information, see the gpupgrade documentation. Direct upgrade from Greenplum Database 4.3, or from Greenplum 5.27 and earlier, to Greenplum 6 is not supported; you must migrate the data to Greenplum 6.
Upgrading from an Earlier Greenplum 6 Release
The upgrade path supported for this release is Greenplum Database 6.x to a newer Greenplum Database 6.x release.
Migrating Data from Greenplum 4.3 or 5 to Greenplum 6
You can migrate data from Greenplum Database 4.3 or 5 to Greenplum 6 using the standard backup and restore procedures,
gprestore, or by using
gpcopy for Tanzu Greenplum.
Parent topic: Installing and Upgrading Greenplum