XtraBackup : Percona's Open Source Backup Utility

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Percona: Backup preparation doesn't work (“cannot open ./xtrabackup_logfile”)

I've created a MySQL backup with PerconaXtrabackup tool via (thanks to this guide): innobackupex --user=backupmysqluser --password=xyz --compress --stream=xbstream ./ > /var/backups/db/firstBackup....
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Can I use --no-lock --slave-info at the same time with innobackupex

I am now going to setup a new slave for my master DB instance (MySQL 5.5). And I see there's two parameter offered by innobackupex: --no-lock & --slave-info. Is it possible that I use the both ...
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MySql How to rollback my database to a certain point in time the fastest way?

I'm currently working in a testing database and we are not cleaning up after test because of our current configuration and we probably aren't changing that configuration soon, we are currently using a ...
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MySQL applying second incremental backup causes LSN in the ibdata files to be higher than LSN in the ib_logfiles

Using the backup procedure described below, it gives warnings. These warnings start to appear from the 2nd till 6th (last) incremental backup that is being applied to the base backup. How to solve ...
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MySQL Innobackupex and Triggers, Events, Routines, Partitions

I am using Innobackupex (from Percona Xtrabackup) to take a physical backup of my InnoDB and MyISAM tables. I'm also backing up the system MySQL table, but skipping Information_Schema. Information ...
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Replicating into a Percona XtraDB Cluster

We have a 2 node (plus an arbiter) Percona XtraDB cluster. It is used for data indexing/archiving. It has it's own database called archive but it is also the replication slave for a database called ...
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How password can be prompted in percona xtrabackup

How password can be prompted while using percona xtrabackup.--ask-pass option is not working with xtrabackup. Thanks in advance.
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Is there a non-blocking operation to back up MyISAM tables using Percona XtraBackup?

I've been reading through the website of Percona XtraBackup and it claims that: Percona XtraBackup can back up the following storage engines by briefly pausing writes at the end of the backup: ...
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Tools for working with xtrabackup files?

I have database backups in xtrabackup format. I would like to load them into hive without restoring to a mysql instance and use sqoop to then do the transfer. If there are libraries to work with the ...
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Is there a way to create a MySQL/Percona Slave without using a dump?

I haven't been able to find anything so I'm sure the answer is no, what are you, a noob? but I feel the need to ask anyway :) Is there a simple utility that would allow a new slave server to be ...
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at the moment mysqldump (22 minutes exec time, 5 GB Dump), when to use xtrabackup?

We use the Puppet code for deploying MariaDB. Those are the backup options. mysql::backup::mysqldump: Implements mysqldump backups. mysql::backup::mysqlbackup: Implements backups with Oracle MySQL ...
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How to recover performance_schema after restoring from partial innobackupex backup?

I am taking a partial backup from a Master server, which needs to be restored on a to-be slave server. I only need one of the databases, and the mysql database. I am following instructions on https:/...
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wrapping point in innodb log file

I ran optimizing tables on a server and at the same time percona xtrabackup script started running on the same server due to a cron job. After some time i got below xtrabackup error. xtrabackup: ...
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Percona: Innobackupex failing when taking incremental backup

I have been trying to take incremental backup as below and its getting error all the time. Innobackupex 2.1.8 Linux x86_64 Mysql 5.5.45 Step1: innobackupex -uxxx --stream=xbstream datadir > file....
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Is it possible to backup stored routines and functions with Innobackupex?

I am running a few restore tests on my Dev and I've noticed that the stored routines are not being restored with the innobackupx. Is that something achievable ? Am I doing something wrong ? I am only ...
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Innobackupex restore steps from 1 incremental and multiple incremental steps

My current backup plan is: Full -> Incremental1 based on full -> incremental2 based on incremental1 -> incremental3 based on incremental2... Please validate if this steps is correct during emergency ...
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Innobackupex apply-log should be done before emergency restore or after each backup?

Basically Percona Innobackupex consist with three steps: 1. Backup 2. Apply log 3. Copy back restore during emergency My question: When should I do apply log? Is it after each backup or before ...
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Installed Percona-Toolkit, but no sign of xtrabackup

I've installed Percona-Toolkit on my Debian (Wheezy) test Server, using dpkg -i percona-toolkit.deb apt-get install --fix-missing -f dpkg -i percona-toolkit.deb However, there is no sign of ...
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Does Percona Xtrabackup support RedHat release 4

I downloaded Percona's Xtrabackup rpm file for RedHAT. I attempted to install but hit into an error. The error seems to point to missing dependencies and libraries. I have no issue with RedHat 6 OS. I ...
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Mariadb Galera Cluster using Xtradb backup is not working

I am trying out the first test of MariaDB Galera cluster setup without success. This is the error in the log innobackupex: Created backup directory /tmp tar: -: Cannot write: Broken pipe tar: Error ...
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Percona: Do I need apply-log switch for a weekly full backup and hourly incremental?

I am planning a script to work on our percona. Our strategy is to do full backup weekly but incremental backups every day/hour. I have read innobackupex manual and got confused further as to whether I ...
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is it possible to get innobackupex to print the filenames it's busy with?

I am getting crashes when trying to run innobackupex --apply-log. How can I find out what files it's processing at the time? I don't see a relevant option mentioned in the documentation.
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Can I use xtrabackup to import a database without altering others?

Context: Each time a demo branch is built, I want to download a copy of the prod database and setup it onto the demo server. This way under the MySQL I have X database corresponding to X demos. I ...
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Is there a difference between an xtrabackup taken with and without --safe-slave-backup?

Currently I'm studying Percona's xtrabackup. In the manual in the paragraph "Taking Backups in Replication Environments" it says that using the --safe-slave-backup option is always recommended and I ...
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Percona's xtrabackup --apply-log fails with “all log files must be created at the same time”

I'm trying to figure out why applying logs on my xtrabackup files isn't working. I created a VM running MySQL 5.5.24. Then I created the sakila test database and backed it up with the following ...
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MySQL my.cnf: innodb_log_file_size is missing

How to set innodb_log_file_size to MySQL database if there is no innodb_log_file_size in my.cnf configuration file? I'd like to backup via Percona Xtrabackup and the backup crashes at this point ...
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Is it necessary to run apply-log immediately after innobackupexec has run?

i have been trying to read other questions, but i did not find a answer to suit me. So excuse me if i ask something that has been already asked. I'm trying to organize my self and backup all my mysql ...
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Restore InnoDB to different machine

It was pointed to me from serverfault that the following question would be a better fit here so this is basically my original question from there. I currently have backups that were taken with ...
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InnoDB: “Only one log file found” after binary import

My first one on DBA... After successful upgrading a master MySQL server 5.5 to 5.6.17 (CentOS 6 VPS serer), I done and moved my binary backups to a slave server (same version 5.6.17 but different ...
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mysql xtrabackup missing binary logs

It seems xtrabackup is not backing up binary logs, although it creates xtrabackup_binlog* with apparently correct information inside. Should the binary logs be copied manually beforehand or is this a ...
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Is it safe to use mysqldump to backup and restore a master-master cluster

Not sure if the specifics matter but just to get it out of the way I am talking about a Galera cluster on XtraDB (MariaDB). I have a master-master setup and am interested in backing up and restoring ...
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ib_logfile0 and ib_logfile1 got deleted

After restoring from a percona-xtrabackup without a preparation step, ib_logfile0 and ib_logfile1 were not present in the restore data. Therefor during startup the following message is observed: ...
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XtraBackup fails with my.cnf Percona Configuration

After using a percona optimized .cnf file the backup fails Installing my.cnf # service mysql stop (Installed my.cnf) # rm ib_logfile0 # rm ib_logfile1 # service mysql start Mysql creates new log ...
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Can I use a Percona Xtrabackup backup to restore a single table?

I've been playing around with the Xtrabackup tool for a month now, and I got to admit : it is really powerful ! I'm still testing it to backup database servers between 5 and 150 GB and the backup/...
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xtrabackup prepare - after dump or before restore?

i have doubts about xtrabackup --apply-log. is there any difference when use it? should it be done right after dump or before restore (even few months later)? seems stupid, but maybe i missing ...
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Percona Xtrabackup on Suse EL 10 — Failing

I have evaluated Percona Xtrabackup successfully and it works like a charm on my several CentOS / RHEL servers! Hats off to the team! But my problem starts when I tried to install this on one of my ...
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Percona xtrabackup Prepare Fails

I made a backup and according to Percona it completed successfully. Now I'm trying to prepare it and having the following issue: ./xtrabackup_55 --defaults-file="/etc/my.cnf" --defaults-group="...
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xtrabackup backup grants?

I'm using MySQL 5.5 + Opensuse 12.3 . After face an issue with mysqldump (appear be a bug with OpenSuse Mysql distribution) I have looking for others backup solution. I found the xtrabackup from ...
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Ubuntu / MySQL / Percona XtraBackup gives error “sh: 1: xtrabackup_55: not found”

Hello I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on a fresh box. This installed MySQL 5.5.29. I installed percona-xtrabackup-2.0.6-521.tar.gz, and moved the executables to /usr/bin/ But innobackupex is ...
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Backing up a 400-500 GB database on MySQL/Amazon RDS?

We have an Amazon RDS small instance for a MySQL datawarehousing database. Database size will be around 400-500 GB very shortly. What is the best way to backup our database? Can it be done ...
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Which hot backup tools for MySQL InnoDB database : Percona XtraBackup, Zmanda Recovery Manager Enterprise or Community or…? [closed]

I manage a PHP/MySQL website : max 500 simultaneous users / average of 4000 per hour in update/read 1 MySQL Community Server (5.1) - (Xeon / 16 Go RAM) InnoDB Storage engine on 100 tables for 1.4 Go ...
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Unable to take backup of mysql database using Xtrabackup

I am trying to take mysql backup without any downtime but unable to take the backup using Xtrabackup . Actual Database is almost about 40+ GB in size. I am trying to first satisfy myself. Hence, I ...
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innobackupex is failing while exporting backup

I am using perl script which is working fine in one of my other box which used to take individual schema backups & finally take all schema together using percona innobackupex. I have following ...
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XtraDB Cluster Error : “IST first seqno 7 not found from cache, falling back to SST” in replication [closed]

I have a problem with MySQL clustering. My systems consist of: xtrabackup: version 2.0.2 MySQL: version 5.5.27 Distro: CentOS 5.7 64-bit my.cnf on the donor: [mysqld] binlog_format=ROW ...
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Is Percona xtrabackup the right choice for my 500GB MySQL backup?

I have a MySQL db with 500GB, consisting mainly of Innodb tables, and one big (200GB) MyISAM table. My current backup strategy is copying the db files to an external harddrive. This causes a downtime ...
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Problem with Error: InnoDB: page … log sequence … number is in the future!

i know this question was asked before, but i am at a point where i am really stuck and do not know how to continue with this problem and i would really like to know, what causes this error to come up. ...
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What is the recommended way to backup a MySQL/Amazon RDS database to S3?

I have two purposes for this: To have an offsite backup in case of a region wide problem with Amazon Web Services. To copy production data from a production billing account to a beta billing account....
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xtrabackup “failed to read metadata” [closed]

Doing a staging run setting up a new xtrabackup restore script I'm running into a somewhat cryptic error I can't readily google a solution for. I'm working with an incremental backup design. During ...