This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.1 series. Percona XtraBackup is an open source, free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases.
FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK. These options can be used to minimize the amount of the time when MySQL operates in the read-only mode.
DMLto non-transaction tables during backup.
xtrabackup_logfile. Tablespace created at a sensitive time would be missing in both the backup itself and as the corresponding log record in
xtrabackup_logfile, so it would not be created on innobackupex –apply-log either. Bug fixed #1177206.
libssl.so.6dependency issues in binary tarballs releases. Bug fixed #1172916.
xtrabackup_binaryfile in the backup directory and the xtrabackup binary was not specified explicitly with innobackupex –ibbackup option. Bug fixed #1199190.
XFSfilesystem was being used. Bug fixed #1190779.
#0as a valid checkpoint on xtrabackup –prepare which would cause an error. Bug fixed #1196475.
O_DIRECT_NO_FSYNC value for
innodb_flush_methodwhich was introduced in MySQL 5.6.7. Fixed by adding the value to the list of supported values for
xtrabackup_56. Bug fixed #1206363.
Other bug fixes: bug fixed #1097434, bug fixed #1201599, bug fixed #1198220, bug fixed #1097444, bug fixed #1042796, bug fixed #1204463, bug fixed #1197644, bug fixed #1197249, bug fixed #1196894, bug fixed #1194813, bug fixed #1183500, bug fixed #1181432, bug fixed #1201686, bug fixed #1182995, bug fixed #1204085, bug fixed #1204083, bug fixed #1204075, bug fixed #1203672, bug fixed #1190876, bug fixed #1194879, bug fixed #1194837.
Release notes with all the bugfixes for Percona XtraBackup 2.1.4 are available in our online documentation. All of Percona‘s software is open source and free, all the details of the release can be found in the 2.1.4 milestone at Launchpad. Bugs can be reported on the launchpad bug tracker.
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