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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 2.0.2

 | August 14, 2012 |  Posted In: Percona Software


Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.0.2 on August 13th, 2012. Downloads are available from our download site here and Percona Software Repositories.

This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.0 series.

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed false positive test suite failures with grep 2.10. Bug fixed #996483 (Alexey Kopytov).
  • Incremental backup would fail if a tablespace was created between full and incremental backups. Bug fixed #1022562 (Laurynas Biveinis).
  • Assertion error in creating a compressed tablespace at delta apply time has been fixed. Bug fixed #1028949 (Laurynas Biveinis).
  • If the table was renamed after the full backup, but before the incremental backup has been taken, incremental backups would fail when being prepared. Bug fixed #932623 (Sergei Glushchenko).
  • When the variable innodb_log_block_size was set to 4096, backups would fail in the prepare stage. Bug fixed #976945 (Sergei Glushchenko).
  • Additional incremental backup tests have been added for the incremental backup data page copy. Bug fixed #1021249 (Laurynas Biveinis).
Stewart Smith

Stewart Smith has a deep background in database internals including MySQL, MySQL Cluster, Drizzle, InnoDB and HailDB. he is also one of the founding core developers of the Drizzle database server. He served at Percona from 2011-2014. He is a former Percona employee.


  • Another great improvement for XtraBackup. I’ve been using this and with this fixed, it will give me a satisfaction to stick with xtrabackup than the usual mysqldump. great work!

  • excellent to hear! Do go and select “affects me too” on any bugs in launchpad – we try and fix things based on direct customer feedback and on the number of people bugs affect.

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