Percona is glad to announce the first GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.2 on April 1st, 2016. Downloads are available from ourdownload site and fromapt andyum repositories.
Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open source solution, Percona XtraBackup drives down backup costs while providing unique features for MySQL backups.
- Percona XtraBackup hasimplemented support for InnoDB tablespace encryption .
- Percona XtraBackup has been rebased on MySQL 5.7.11.
- When backup was taken on MariaDB 10 with GTID enabled, Percona XtraBackup didn’t store
xtrabackup_slave_infobut logged it only to STDERR . Bug fixed #1404484 .
- Backup process would fail if
--throttleoption was used. Bug fixed #1554235 .
Release notes with all the bugfixes for Percona XtraBackup 2.4.2 are available in ouronline documentation. Bugs can be reported on the launchpad bug tracker .