Hi Robert,

> Hi Everyone,
> 
> Our current Galaxy instance is from August 30, 2011. This was our
> first deployment, and we have never upgraded. We are going to upgrade
> it, but I am trying to determine whether the best process would be to
> upgrade incrementally over the six dist releases since then, or to try
> and do it all in one shot, upgrading to the latest dist.
> 
> Looking at the news briefs, I'm also considering upgrading in 3 steps,
> upgrade to before the major changes in the tool shed, then to the
> first release with major tool shed changes, and then finally to the
> latest release.
> 
> I would appreciate any insights and advice on this process.

I would backup my postgresql database and the galaxy-central folder and
upgrade all in one run. 
I don't think it will be problematic.

Good luck :)
Bjoern

> Thank you,
> 
> -Robert
> 
> 
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> University of Louisville Bioinformatics Laboratory
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