Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open source solution, Percona XtraBackup drives down backup costs while providing unique features for MySQL backups.
This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.3 series.
- Percona XtraBackup has implemented a new
--remove-originaloption that can be used to remove the encrypted and compressed files once they’ve been decrypted/decompressed.
- XtraBackup was using username set for the server in a configuration file even if a different user was defined in the user’s configuration file. Bug fixed #1551706.
- Incremental backups did not include
xtrabackup_galera_infofiles. Bug fixed #1643803.
- Percona XtraBackup would fail to compile with
-DWITH_SSL=systemoptions. Bug fixed #1647551.
xtrabackup --move-backoption did not always restore out-of-datadir tablespaces to their original directories. Bug fixed #1648322.
- innobackupex and xtrabackup scripts were showing the password in the
psoutput when it was passed as a command line argument. Bug fixed #907280.
- Incremental backup would fail with a path like
~/backup/inc_1because xtrabackup didn’t properly expand tilde. Bug fixed #1642826.
- Fixed missing dependency check for
Perl Digest::MD5in rpm packages. This will now require
perl-MD5package to be installed from EPEL repositories on CentOS 5 and CentOS 6 (along with
libev). Bug fixed #1644018.
- Percona XtraBackup now supports
--passwordrespectively. Bugs fixed #1655438 and #1652044.
Other bugs fixed: #1655278.
[UPDATE 2016-02-28]: New packages have been pushed to repositories with incremented package version to address the bug #1667610.