Percona XtraBackup 2.1.5 Now Features Incremental Backups

The latest Percona XtraBackup can be downloaded from Softpedia

Percona XtraBackup, a free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases, is now at version 2.1.5.

Highlights of Percona XtraBackup 2.1.5:

• Percona XtraBackup now supports a new form of incremental backups for Percona Server 5.6;

• Percona XtraBackup now supports the new innobackupex –version-check option;

• The subroutine innobackupex no longer leaves the child processes running in case of the error;

• The The 5.6-based binary ( xtrabackup_56), which is used to backup both MySQL 5.6 and Percona Server 5.6 servers, now supports the Percona Server-specific innodb_log_block_size option;

• The Percona XtraBackup no longer stops in case the log block numbers have to wrap around;

• A number of other fixes have been implemented.

A complete list of changes can be found in the official announcement. Download Percona XtraBackup 2.1.5 right now from Softpedia.

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