Percona XtraBackup 2.3.0-alpha1

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.0-alpha1 on October 30th 2014. Downloads are available from our download site here. This ALPHA release, will be available in Debian testing and CentOS testing repositories.

This is an ALPHA quality release and it is not intended for production. If you want a high quality, Generally Available release, the current Stable version should be used (currently 2.2.5 in the 2.2 series at the time of writing).

New features

Percona XtraBackup has implemented new tool, The xbcloud Binary, which can be used to upload/download full or part of xbstream archive from/to cloud.

Note

In order to sucessfully install Percona Xtrabackup 2.3.0-alpha1 on CentOS, libev.so.4 package will need to be installed first. libev.so.4 package can be installed from the EPEL repositories.