Upgrade from Exasol 6.1.x to Exasol 7.0.x

Make sure you have read Update Considerations before you start your system update.

Exasol 7.0.x brings in many new features and enhancements that are not available in Exasol 6.1.x release. To get these benefits, you have to upgrade from Exasol 6.1.x to Exasol 7.0.x.

Upgrade from Exasol 6.1/Exasol 6.1.x to the latest version of Exasol 7.0 is an application update. It involves the following steps:

  1. Upgrade to the latest version of Exasol 6.1.x - Download the latest software package for Exasol 6.1 from the Exasol Download page, and upgrade to Exasol 6.1.x.
  2. Upgrade to Exasol 6.2.x - Download the latest software package for Exasol 6.2 from the Exasol Download page, and upgrade to Exasol 6.2.x.
  3. Upgrade to Exasol 7.0.x - Download the latest software package for Exasol 7.0 from the Exasol Download page, and upgrade to Exasol 7.0.x.
  4. Apply the necessary security patch.

The procedure to upgrade to Exasol 6.2.x or Exasol 7.0.x, and to apply the security patch is the same. For detailed instructions, refer to Updates, Security Patches, and Bugfixes.