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.
- Percona XtraBackup 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.
- In case a warning was written to
stderrduring the streaming backup, it could cause assertion in the xbstream. Bug fixed #1647340.
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.
[UPDATE 2016-02-28]: New packages have been pushed to repositories with incremented package version to address the bug #1667610.