Introducing Xtrabackup Manager

Database Administration
4 December 15:20 - 16:10 @ Cromwell Suite

If you are tired of managing your own cron jobs, email alerts and backup retention with a mess of various scripts then this talk is for you.

XtraBackup Manager is open source backup management software made especially for use with XtraBackup. The project was started by Lachlan Mulcahy in 2011 and is available on This talk will cover the features and functionality offered by the tool as well as giving a basic demonstration of how easy it is to use and some explanation of how it works. Finally we will also discuss some future plans and how you can join the project as a contributor.


Henrik Ingo
Senior Performance Architect, Nokia
Speaker Biography: 
Henrik works as Senior Performance Architect at Nokia, where he is mostly interested in the performance of MySQL and Galera, but also other SQL and NoSQL databases. He previously worked as Chief Operating Officer at Monty Program and as a Sales Engineer at Sun Microsystems, selling MariaDB, MySQL and MySQL Cluster technologies while being closely in touch with their respective development teams. He is the author of the book "Open Life: The Philosophy of Open Source (, fan of Open Source in general and contributor to Drupal in particular. Since 2010 Henrik co-organizes the MySQL Community Awards, a tradition which will again take place as part of the 2013 MySQL Conference and Expo (