EmergencyEMERGENCY? Get 24/7 Help Now!

Percona XtraBackup 2.1.8 is now available


Posted on:

|

By:


PREVIOUS POST
NEXT POST
Share Button

Percona XtraBackup for MySQL Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.1.8 on March 6th, 2014. Downloads are available from our download site here and Percona Software Repositories.

This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.1 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.

Bugs Fixed

  • Due to incorrect usage of posix_fadvise() hints, Percona XtraBackup discarded read-ahead buffers which resulted in higher I/O rate on the backup stage. Bug fixed #1093385.
  • Spurious trailing data blocks that would normally be ignored by InnoDB could lead to an assertion failure on the backup stage. Bug fixed #1177201.
  • A spurious warning message could cause issues with third-party wrapper scripts. Bug fixed #1271956.
  • xbcrypt could fail with the xbcrypt:xb_crypt_read_chunk: unable to read chunk iv size at offset error under some circumstances. Bug fixed #1273196.
  • xbstream could sometimes hang when extracting a broken or incomplete input stream. Bug fixed #1273207.
  • Preparing backups of MySQL or Percona Server 5.6 could raise an assertion failure in Percona XtraBackup. Bug fixed #1273468.
  • The downtime is decreased when the --safe-slave-backup option is used to backup a replication slave. The SQL thread is now started before a temporary copy of redo log is streamed into the final location. Bug fixed #1284778.
  • Disabled the “binary version check” functionality in the VersionCheck module due to security concerns. Bug fixed #1285166.

Other bugs fixed: #1284078.

Release notes with all the bugfixes for Percona XtraBackup 2.1.8 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 2.1.8 milestone at Launchpad. Bugs can be reported on the launchpad bug tracker.

Share Button
PREVIOUS POST
NEXT POST


Categories:
Events and Announcements, Percona XtraBackup


Leave a Reply

Percona’s widely read Percona Data Performance blog highlights our expertise in enterprise-class software, support, consulting and managed services solutions for both MySQL® and MongoDB® across traditional and cloud-based platforms. The decades of experience represented by our consultants is found daily in numerous and relevant blog posts.

Besides specific database help, the blog also provides notices on upcoming events and webinars.
Want to get weekly updates listing the latest blog posts? Subscribe to our blog now! Submit your email address below and we’ll send you an update every Friday at 1pm ET.

No, thank you. Please do not ask me again.