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Creating an External Replica of AWS Aurora MySQL with Mydumper

Oftentimes, we need to replicate between Amazon Aurora and an external MySQL server. The idea is to start by taking a point-in-time copy of the dataset. Next, we can configure MySQL replication to roll it forward and keep the data up-to-date.
This process is documented by Amazon, however, it relies on the mysqldump method to […]

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Streaming Percona XtraBackup for MySQL to Multiple Destinations

Percona XtraBackup for MySQL to Multiple Destinations

Have you ever had to provision a large number of instances from a single backup? The most common use case is having to move to new hardware, but there are other scenarios as well. This kind of procedure can involve multiple backup/restore operations which can easily become a pain to administer. Let’s look at […]

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Aligning Percona XtraBackup Versions with Percona Server for MySQL

Aligning Percona XtraBackup Versions with Percona Server for MySQL

We are excited to let you know about two upcoming changes to Percona XtraBackup which will align Percona XtraBackup Versions with Percona Server for MySQL.  These changes are to bring Percona XtraBackup release naming line with Percona Server and MySQL and ensure Percona XtraBackup executes complete backups.
The first is a change to the naming […]

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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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