Percona XtraBackup

How to Quickly Add a Node to an InnoDB Cluster or Group Replication

Quickly Add a Node in InnoDB Cluster or Group Replication

Quickly Add a Node to an InnoDB Cluster or Group Replication (Shutterstock)
In this blog, we’ll look at how to quickly add a node to an InnoDB Cluster or Group Replication using Percona XtraBackup.
Adding nodes to a Group Replication cluster can be easy (documented here), but it only works if the existing nodes have retained […]

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Percona XtraBackup 8.0-3-rc1 Is Available

Percona XtraBackup 8.0

Percona is glad to announce the release candidate of Percona XtraBackup 8.0-3-rc1 on October 31 2018. You can download it from our download site and apt and yum repositories.
This is a Release Candidate quality release and it is not intended for
production. If you want a high quality, Generally Available release, use the current stable version (the most recent stable version at […]

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Announcement: Second Alpha Build of Percona XtraBackup 8.0 Is Available

Percona XtraBackup 8.0

The second alpha build of Percona XtraBackup 8.0.2 is now available in the Percona experimental software repositories.
Note that, due to the new MySQL redo log and data dictionary formats, the Percona XtraBackup 8.0.x versions will only be compatible with MySQL 8.0.x and Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.x. This release supports backing up Percona Server […]

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Backing up Percona Server for MySQL with keyring_vault plugin enabled

Percona XtraBackup with keyring_vault

To use Percona XtraBackup with keyring_vault plugin enabled you need to take some special measures to secure a working backup. This post addresses how to backup Percona Server for MySQL with keyring_vault plugin enabled. We also run through the steps needed to restore the backup from the master to a slave.
This is the second […]

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Announcement: Experimental Build of Percona XtraBackup 8.0

Percona XtraBackup 8.0

Experimental Build of Percona XtraBackup 8.0 released
An experimental alpha version of Percona XtraBackup 8.0.1 is now available in the Percona experimental software repositories.
A few things to note about this release:

We removed the deprecated innobackupex in this release
Due to the new MySQL redo log and data dictionary formats the Percona XtraBackup 8.0.x versions will only be […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.12 Is Now Available

Percona XtraBackup 8.0

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.12 on June 22, 2018. You can download it from our download site and apt and yum repositories.
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 […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.11 Is Now Available

Percona XtraBackup 8.0

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.11 on April 24, 2018. This release is based on MySQL 5.7.19. You can download it from our download site and apt and yum repositories.
Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 35: Percona Live 18 final countdown and a roundup of recent news

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Percona Live is just over a week away — there’s an awesome keynote lineup, and you really should register. Also don’t forget to save the date as Percona Live goes to Frankfurt, Germany November 5-7 2018! […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.10 Is Now Available

Percona XtraBackup 8.0

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.10 on March 30, 2018. This release is based on MySQL 5.7.19. You can download it from our download site and apt and yum repositories.
Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot […]

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Percona Blog Poll: What Percona Software Are You Using?

Percona Software

This blog post contains a poll that helps us find out what Percona software the open source database community is using.
Nearly 20 years ago, Netscape released the source code for its Netscape Communicator web browser. This marked one of the biggest moments in “open source” history. The formation of The Open Source Initiative happened shortly after […]

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