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Webinar Thursday, January 12: Percona Software News and Roadmap Update for Q1 2017

 | January 10, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Monitoring Plugins, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Technical Webinars

Please join Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev for a webinar on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 11 am PST/ 2 pm EST (UTC-8) for a discussion on the Percona Software News and Roadmap Update for Q1 2017. In this webinar, Peter will discuss what’s new in Percona open source software. This will include Percona Server for […]

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Using Percona XtraBackup on a MySQL Instance with a Large Number of Tables

 | December 28, 2016 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

In this blog post, we’ll find out how to use Percona XtraBackup on a MySQL instance with a large number of tables. As of Percona Xtrabackup 2.4.5, you are required to have enough open files to open every single InnoDB tablespace in the instance you’re trying to back up. So if you’re running innodb_file_per_table=1, and […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.3.6 is now available

 | November 29, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.6 on November 29, 2016. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software 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 as an open […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5 is now available

 | July 8, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5 on July 8, 2016. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software 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 as an open […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.3 is now available

 | May 23, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup 2.4.3

Percona is glad to announce the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.3 on May 23rd, 2016. Downloads are available from our download site and from 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 […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.2 is now available

 | April 1, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

Percona is glad to announce the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.2 on April 1st, 2016. Downloads are available from our download site and from 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 […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.3.4 is now available

 | March 17, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.4 on March 17th, 2016. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software 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 […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.1 GA is now available

 | February 23, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

Percona is glad to announce the first GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.1 on February 23rd 2016. Downloads are available from our download site and from 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 […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.3.3 is now available

 | December 17, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.3 on December 17th, 2015. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software 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 […]

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Transporting tablespace from MySQL 5.6 to MySQL 5.7 (case study)

 | December 1, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraBackup

Recently, I was working on a MySQL support ticket where a customer was facing an issue while transporting tablespace from MySQL 5.6 to MySQL 5.7. After closely reviewing the situation, I saw that while importing tablespace they were getting errors such as:

After some research, I found that there is a similar bug reported to MySQL for this issue (https://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=76142), but […]

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