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What is the difference between XtraBackup and rsync?

Yes, I'm going to run strace on them both... However, I would like to know ... What is XtraBackup is doing over and above rsync -ac src dest ? What's so special about XtraBbackup ? How is XtraBackup ...
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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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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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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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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 ...