Percona XtraBackup: old and new features

Best Practices for Businesses
22 April 1:30pm - 4:30pm @ Ballroom F

Vadim is main architect of Percona XtraBackup, In this tutorial he will cover every details of XtraBackup:
- Original idea behind product
- Internal design
- Comparison with other backup solutions for MySQL
- Work principles
- Purpose of files in package
- Basic usage
- Parallel backup
- Streaming backup -
More complex usage:
* Incremental backups
* Differential backups
* Partial backups
* Move InnoDB tables between servers
* Parallel compressed backups
* lock and lockless modes

And new features coming in XtraBackup:
* bitmap based incremental backups
* archive log backups
* encryption


Vadim Tkachenko
CTO, co-founder, Percona Inc
Vadim leads Percona's development group, which produces the Percona Server, Percona XtraDB, and Percona XtraBackup. He is an expert in LAMP performance, especially optimizing MySQL and InnoDB internals to take full advantage of modern hardware using his multi-threaded programming background. At Percona Vadim also designs no-gimmicks benchmark tests of hardware, filesystems, storage engines, and databases. He focuses on real-world performance and functionality scenarios that are often missed by standard benchmarks. Vadim actively consults for many Alexa Top 1000 web properties, but has an increasing focus on hardware appliances and storage engines. He is leading Percona's emerging expertise in solid-state storage with his launch of the SSD Performance Blog.