Installing Percona XtraBackup from a Binary Tarball¶
Percona provides binary tarballs of Percona XtraBackup. Binary tarballs
contain precompiled executable files, libraries, and other dependencies and are
tar archives. Extract the binary tarballs to any path.
Binary tarballs are available for download and installation.
The following table lists the tarball types available in
Linux - Generic. Select the Percona XtraBackup 8.0 version, the software or the operating system, and the type of tarball for your installation. Binary tarballs support all distributions.
After you have downloaded the binary tarballs, extract the tarball in the file location of your choice.
||Built for CentOS 6||Contains binary files, libraries, test files, and debug symbols|
||Built for CentOS 6||Contains binary files, and libraries but does not include test files, or debug symbols|
||Compatible with any operating system except for CentOS 6||Contains binary files, libraries, test files, and debug symbols|
||Compatible with any operating system except for CentOS 6||Contains binary files, and libraries but does not include test files, or debug symbols|
Select a different software, such as Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa), for a tarball for that operating system. You can download the packages together or separately.
The following command is an example of downloading the full tarball for Linux/Generic:
$ wget https://downloads.percona.com/downloads/Percona-XtraBackup-LATEST/Percona-XtraBackup-8.0.23-16/binary/tarball/percona-xtrabackup-8.0.23-16-Linux-x86_64.glibc2.17.tar.gz