Where does software go while it’s waiting for release? The answer is: our experimental repository!
For anywhere from a few days to a week before we release them, we stage our software releases in the TESTING download area and in separate software repositories for Debian/Ubuntu and CentOS/RHEL. This is so that we can co-ordinate things such as release notes on the web site, blog posts and to ensure that we have a safe testing ground before we unleash them to the world.
You can always get Percona Server and Percona XtraBackup TESTING binaries from:
For example, if you went there currently you’d find the upcoming Percona XtraBackup 2.0.1 release due later this week.
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