Percona XtraBackup 2.4.9¶
This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.4 series.
Percona XtraBackup packages are now available for Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful).
xbcrypt now has an ability to decrypt files in parallel by specifying the number of threads with the
xtrabackup --copy-backoption can now be used with
xtrabackup --paralleloption to copy the user data files in parallel (redo logs and system tablespaces are copied in the main thread).
Percona XtraBackup would fail to backup large databases on 32-bit platforms. Bug fixed PXB-481.
Percona XtraBackup failed to build with GCC 7. Bug fixed PXB-502.
Percona XtraBackup would hang during the prepare phase if there was not enough room in log buffer to accommodate checkpoint information at the end of the crash recovery process. Bug fixed PXB-506.
When backup was streamed in tar format with with the
xtrabackup --slave-infooption output file
xtrabackup_slave_infodid not contain the slave information. Bug fixed PXB-507.
If xtrabackup –slave-info was used while backing up 5.7 instances, the master binary log coordinates were not properly displayed in the logs. Bug fixed PXB-508.
innobackupex --slave-infowould report a single
slave infoin the standard output. Bug fixed PXB-510.
Percona XtraBackup would crash while preparing the 5.5 backup with
utf8_general50_cicollation. Bug fixed PXB-748 (Fungo Wang).
Percona XtraBackup would crash if
xtrabackup --throttlewas used while preparing backups. Fixed by making this option available only during the backup process. Bug fixed PXB-789.
Percona XtraBackup could get stuck if backups are taken with
xtrabackup --safe-slave-backupoption, while there were long running queries. Bug fixed PXB-1039.