This release fixes a high priority bug. It’s advised to upgrade your latest 2.1 version to 2.1.3 if you’re using the Percona XtraBackup with Percona XtraDB Cluster. This release is the latest stable release in the 2.1 series.
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Percona XtraBackup is the world’s only open-source, free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases. With Percona XtraBackup, you can achieve the following benefits:
- Backups that complete quickly and reliably
- Uninterrupted transaction processing during backups
- Savings on disk space and network bandwidth
- Automatic backup verification
- Higher uptime due to faster restore time
XtraBackup makes MySQL hot backups for all versions of Percona Server, MySQL, MariaDB, and Drizzle. It performs streaming, compressed, and incremental MySQL backups.
Percona’s enterprise-grade commercial MySQL Support contracts include support for XtraBackup. We recommend support for critical production deployments.