Percona XtraBackup 2.4.1

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.1 on February 16th 2016. Downloads are available from our download site and from apt and yum repositories.

This release is the first GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.4 series.

This release contains all the features and bug fixes in Percona XtraBackup 2.3.3, plus the following:

New features

Percona XtraBackup has implemented basic support for MySQL 5.7 and Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.

Bugs Fixed

Percona XtraBackup didn’t respect innodb_log_file_size variable stored in backup-my.cnf. Bug fixed PXB-450.

If server would run out of space while backups were taken with innobackupex --rsync option backup process would fail but innobackupex would still complete with completed OK! message. Bug fixed PXB-459.

Percona XtraBackup was silently skipping extra arguments. Bug fixed PXB-747 (Fungo Wang).

Other bugs fixed: PXB-1368 and 1363.