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, it drives down backup costs while providing unique features for MySQL backups.
In release 8.0.7, Percona XtraBackup enables making backups of databases that contain the encrypted system tablespace. Encrypted mysql tablespace is now also supported.
Percona XtraBackup 8.0.7 implements the support of the lz4 compression algorithm so that you could make compressed backups using lz4 (
--compress=lz4) in addition to the default quicklz method.
All Percona software is open-source and free.
New Features and Improvements
- Add support of the system tablespace encryption. More information in PXB-1649
- Implemented the support of the lz4 compression algorithm. More information in PXB-1857.
- When the encrypted tablespaces feature was enabled, encrypted and compressed tables were not usable on the joiner node (Percona XtraDB Cluster) via SST (State Snapshot Transfer) with the
xtrabackup-v2method. Bug fixed PXB-1867.
xbclouddid not update date related fields of the HTTP header when retrying a request. Bug fixed PXB-1874.
xbclouddid not retry to send the request after receiving the HTTP 408 error (request timeout). Bug fixed PXB-1875.
xtrabackupdid not accept decimal fractions as values of the
innodb_max_dirty_pages_pctoption. Bug fixed PXB-1807.
- If the user tried to merge an already prepared incremental backup, a misleading error was produced without informing that incremental backups may not be used twice. Bug fixed PXB-1862.