Percona XtraBackup is free, open source software for hot backups for MySQL® and related variants.

Vamsi Ponnekanti, Facebook Engineering

“Facebook users create a vast amount of data every day. To make sure that data is stored reliably, we back up our databases daily. Facebook was an early adopter of incremental backup in Percona XtraBackup.”

Supported Databases

Percona XtraBackup supports the following database servers:

Supported Storage Engines

Percona XtraBackup supports non-blocking backups of the following storage engines:

  • XtraDB
  • InnoDB
  • HailDB

Percona XtraBackup can back up the following storage engines by briefly pausing writes at the end of the backup:

  • MyISAM
  • Merge
  • Archive, including partitioned tables, triggers, and database options

How Percona Can Help Make Your Percona XtraBackup Deployment a Success

Percona Consulting can determine if Percona XtraBackup is the right solution for your business, and if it is, help to deploy it, while ensuring optimal performance. Percona Support which includes support for Percona XtraBackup, can ensure your deployment continues to run as expected and help you in a crisis. If you lack the resources to manage your backups, our Managed Services team can take over the full management of your backups (and recovery) so that you can rest assured that your backups are running as planned and without issues.

To discuss how Percona can help you make your Percona XtraBackup deployment a success, please call us at +1-888-316-9775 (USA), +44-208-133-0309 (Europe), or have us contact you.