Planning Your Upgrade
Upgrading to MicroStrategy 2021 can have a significant effect on your system. New features and enhancements may cause changes to user workflows as well as the data returned by report executions. To ensure a successful upgrade process MicroStrategy strongly recommends that you carefully review the upgrade information covered in this in this section before beginning your upgrade.
Starting in MicroStrategy 2021 Update 4, you can install an update using a full platform installer on both Windows and Linux. This change allows you to apply an update without first installing the full platform release.