Percona Server has implemented compression support for mysqlbinlog
5.6.15-63.0. This is similar to support that both
mysqldump programs include (the
--compress options “Use
compression in server/client protocol”). Using the compressed protocol helps
reduce the bandwidth use and speed up transfers.
Percona Server has also implemented support for
mysqlbinlog now accepts the
SSL connection options as all the
other client programs. This feature can be useful with
--read-from-remote-server option. Following
SSL options are now
--ssl- Enable SSL for connection (automatically enabled with other flags).
--ssl-ca=name- CA file in PEM format (check OpenSSL docs, implies –ssl).
--ssl-capath=name- CA directory (check OpenSSL docs, implies –ssl).
--ssl-cert=name- X509 cert in PEM format (implies –ssl).
--ssl-cipher=name- SSL cipher to use (implies –ssl).
--ssl-key=name- X509 key in PEM format (implies –ssl).
--ssl-verify-server-cert- Verify server’s “Common Name” in its cert against hostname used when connecting. This option is disabled by default.