Author - George O. Lorch III

MySQL New Releases and Percona XtraBackup Incompatibilities

MySQL Percona Backup Incompatibilities

Earlier this week, Oracle released their Q4 releases series. As on the previous releases, backward compatibility has been broken with previous versions of the server. This time on both MySQL 5.7 and 8.0:
MySQL 5.7.32
While our QA team was performing an extensive test on it,  we found out this version introduced a new compression format […]

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New MySQL 8.0.21 and Percona XtraBackup 8.0.13 Issues

MySQl Issue

On Monday, July 13, 2020, Oracle released MySQL 8.0.21.  This release contained a few new changes that cause issues with Percona XtraBackup.
First, this release introduced the ability to temporarily disable InnoDB redo logging (see the work log and documentation).  If you love your data, this feature should ONLY be used to speed up an […]

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Percona XtraBackup 8.x and MySQL 8.0.20

XtraBackup MySQL 8

Update: Percona XtraBackup 8.0.12 now supports backup and restore processing for versions of MySQL 8.x; previous versions of Percona XtraBackup will not work with MySQL 8.0.20 and higher. More information

On Monday, April 27, 2020, Oracle released the highly anticipated 8.0.20 version of the MySQL database server. This release contains changes to the InnoDB redo […]

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MyRocks Experimental Now Available with Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.19-17

MyRocks with Percona Server for MySQL

Percona, in collaboration with Facebook, is proud to announce the first experimental release of MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL 5.7, with packages.
Back in October of 2016, Peter Zaitsev announced that we were going to port MyRocks from Facebook MySQL to Percona Server for MySQL.
Then in April 2017, Vadim Tkachenko announced the availability of […]

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TokuDB Troubleshooting: Q & A


In this blog, we will provide answers to the Q & A for the TokuDB Troubleshooting webinar.
First, we want to thank everybody for attending the March 22, 2017 webinar. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Below is the list of your questions that we were unable to answer during the […]

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