Updates to Percona XtraDB Cluster, New Features in Percona Toolkit 3.3.0: Release Roundup January 18, 2021

Percona Release Jan 18 2021It’s release roundup time here at Percona!

Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download.

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since January 4, 2021, including bug fixes for two versions of Percona XtraDB Cluster and new features in Percona Toolkit 3.3.0.


Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.50-28.44

On January 5, 2021, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.50-28.44 was released. It is a free, open source, enterprise-grade solution includes the high availability and security features your business needs to meet customer expectations and business goals, however challenging your public, private, and hybrid cloud environment. In this release, there were two bug fixes, a fix of a crash when log_slave_updates=ON and consistency check statement is executed, and a fix for error handling when the donor is not able to serve SST.

Download Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.50-28.44


Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.32-32.47

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.32-32.47 was released on January 12, 2021. Percona XtraDB Cluster can be deployed manually or by using the Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster. Several bugs were fixed in this release, including the resolution of a package conflict when installing PXC 5.7 on RHEL/CentOS8, an update to Data at Rest Encryption documentation on upgrade and compatibility issues to explain incompatibility when the donor is <= 5.7.21 and joiner is >= 5.7.22, and a modification of wsrep_row_upd_check_foreign_constraints() to include foreign key dependencies in the writesets for DELETE query (Thanks to user Steven Gales for reporting this issue).

Download Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.32-32.47


Percona Toolkit 3.3.0

Percona Toolkit 3.3.0 was released on January 14, 2021. It is a collection of advanced open source command-line tools, developed and used by the Percona technical staff, that are engineered to perform a variety of MySQL and MongoDB server and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually – freeing your DBAs for work that helps you achieve your business goals. New features in this release are a pt-online-schema-change for an option to reverse triggers after table swap, and a new tool (pt-k8s-debug-collector) that provides information for support teams. In addition, there are several improvements and bug fixes, please check the release notes for a full list.

Download Percona Toolkit 3.3.0


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