Percona XtraBackup 2.4.2

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.2 on April 1st 2016. Downloads are available from our download site and from apt and yum repositories.

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

New features

Percona XtraBackup has implemented support for InnoDB tablespace encryption.

Percona XtraBackup has been rebased on MySQL 5.7.11.

Bugs Fixed

When backup was taken on MariaDB 10 with GTID enabled, Percona XtraBackup didn’t store gtid_slave_pos in xtrabackup_slave_info but logged it only to STDERR. Bug fixed PXB-715.

Backup process would fail if xtrabackup --throttle option was used. Bug fixed PXB-465.