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. Percona XtraBackup is an open source, free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases.
xtrabackup_56), which is used to backup both MySQL 5.6 and Percona Server 5.6 servers, did not support Percona Server-specific
innodb_log_block_sizeoption in Percona Server 5.6.11+ and would fail when trying to backup a server with a non-default
innodb_log_block_sizevalue. Bug fixed #1194828.
xtrabackup_56binary would fail to create a suspend file, which would result in an error. Bug fixed #1210266.
cputility being used to copy metadata files even if the innobackupex –rsync option was used. Bug fixed #1211263.
Release notes with all the bugfixes for Percona XtraBackup 2.1.5 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 2.1.5 milestone at Launchpad. Bugs can be reported on the launchpad bug tracker.
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