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Logical MySQL backup tool Mydumper 0.9.1 now available

 | November 12, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL

The new Mydumper 0.9.1 version, which includes many new features and bug fixes, is now available.  You can download the code from here. A significant change included in this version now enables Mydumper to handle all schema objects!!  So there is no longer a dependency on using mysqldump to ensure complex schemas are backed up alongside the data. Let’s review […]

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Logical MySQL backup tool mydumper 0.6.2 now available

 | September 26, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Toolkit

We are pleased to announce the third release in the 0.6 series of mydumper, a tool for performing logical MySQL backups. In this release, we focused on simplifying compiling the code and added new features for making logical backups. These new features include enhancements to AWS RDS support and extending TokuDB support. Due to recent changes (or […]

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mydumper [less] locking

 | June 13, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

In this post I would like to review how my dumper for MySQL works from the point of view of locks. Since 0.6 serie we have different options, so I will try to explain how they work As you may know mydumper is multithreaded and this adds a lot of complexity compared with other logical […]

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New mydumper 0.6.1 release offers performance and usability features

 | March 10, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Remote DBA

One of the tasks within Percona Remote DBA is to ensure we have reliable backups with minimal impact. To accomplish this, one of the tools our team uses is called mydumper. We use mydumper for logical backups because of several nice features. Some of them are: multithreaded, producing very fast backups compared to mysqldump almost […]

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