XtraBackup – backup utility for MySQL

Percona XtraBackup is an open-source backup utility for MySQL-based servers that performs non-blocking backups.

It works with MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona Server.

Percona XtraBackup is designed to make backups a seamless procedure without disrupting the performance of the server in a production environment.

Features include:

  • Backups that complete quickly and reliably.
  • Works with MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona Server.
  • Supports completely non-blocking backups of InnoDB, XtraDB, and HailDB storage engines.
  • Back up the following storage engines by briefly pausing writes at the end of the backup: MyISAM, Merge, and Archive, including partitioned tables, triggers, and database options.
  • Uninterrupted transaction processing during backups.
  • Savings on disk space and network bandwidth.
  • Automatic backup verification.
  • Make incremental backups.
  • Full compressed backups.
  • Incremental compressed backups.
  • Incremental backups with archived logs feature in Percona Server.
  • Encrypted backups.
  • Stream compressed backups to another server.
  • Parallel local backups.
  • Parallel compression.
  • Parallel encryption.
  • Parallel apply-log.
  • Partial backups.
  • Throttling.
  • Safe slave backups.
  • Individual tables and partitions export.
  • Higher uptime due to faster restore time.
  • Create new MySQL replication slaves easily.

Support: Manual, GitHub
Developer: Percona LLC
License: GNU General Public License v2.0

Percona XtraBackup is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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