November 21, 2014


Dear Community,

It is time to announce the next version of backup software from Percona – XtraBackup 1.1.

The list of changes in version 1.1 includes:

  • XtraBackup is built on a base of MySQL 5.1.44 with InnoDB plugin 1.0.6
  • Added –host option
  • tar4ibd can treat over 64GB file
  • tar4ibd is default method for stream, even tar is specified
  • the binary supports compressed tables and Baraccuda format

Fixed bugs:

The binary packages for RHEL4,5, Debian, FreeBSD, Windows, Mac OS as well as source code of the XtraBackup is available on

Debian and RPM are available in Percona repository.

The project lives on Launchpad : and you can report bug to Launchpad bug system: The documentation is available on our Wiki.

For general questions use our Pecona-discussions group, and for development question Percona-dev group.

For support, commercial and sponsorship inquiries contact Percona.

About Aleksandr Kuzminsky

Aleksandr is a consultant and data recovery specialist.
He is a former Percona employee.


  1. erkules says:

    \o/ the binary supports compressed tables and Baraccuda format \o/

  2. Joel says:

    Could you guys make a i386 RPM of xtrabackup the same as you do for the servers? That would be great!

  3. Dan Rogart says:

    The binary tarball here:

    seems to be empty. Any chance of a fix?


  4. Aleksandr Kuzminsky says:

    it is fixed, could you please try?

  5. Dan Rogart says:

    Yes, just downloaded and extracted the files. Thanks much!

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