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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 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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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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Backup and off-site restore setup

I've been reading a lot of threads about different backup options for MySQL and was hoping for some more insight so I can settle on one. Our current situation is ~100 GB of InnoDB and MySAM data in ...
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Percona xtrabackup transaction log corrupted

I am attempting to prepare and restore a full backup taken through xtrabackup via a scheduling script called surrogate. I have tarred and gzipped the backup, transferred to a local machine running ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Consolidated realtime mysql backup with master/slave setup or binlog

I have 20+ mysql servers and their have low write requirements. So, I want to see if any way I can replicate the data/binlog from these servers to a single slave so realtime backup purpose. If I ...
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Assertion failure from InnoDB while restoring using Innobackupex

I thought I would give back to all those people who help me when I have a problem. This might be something old, but I did not find it anywhere so here goes: We recently upgraded our production DBs ...
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Full database backup using xtrabackup stream

I'm new to Percona XtraBackup. I've been trying to perform a full backup stream from my local ( test server around 600GB ) to remote server. I just have some questions and I need guides, and I think ...
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Percona MySQL 5.7 | XtraBackup 2.4 - xb_load_tablespaces() failed witherror code 11

I am attempting to upgrade MySQL from 5.6 to 5.7 and everything seems to be working, but when I try to run xtrabackup I am now getting this error: InnoDB: Allocated tablespace ID 12 for percona/...
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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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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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Mysql backup of remote server in local machine using percona xtrabackup

I had asked this question in serverfault.Later, i came to know about this site. I have percona xtrabackup installed in my ubuntu client machine. My local machine IP address is 192.168.0.100. The ...
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Percona xtradb Backup for OLTP

I have installed MySQL 5.7 community edition installed. Can we use Percona xtradb backup tool for backup DB for banking site databases for OLTP?
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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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percona xtrabackup to backup mysql database

I'm trying to use percona xtrabackup to backup a mysql database. in the restoring the database according to the documentation: rsync -avrP /data/backup/ /var/lib/mysql/ this will copy the ibdata1 ...
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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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xb_stream_read_chunk(): wrong chunk magic at offset 0x0

I have taken a backup of mysql instance like this innobackupex \ --user=$MYUSER \ --password=$MYPASS \ --no-timestamp \ --parallel=$DUMP_THREADS \ --stream=xbstream \ --slave-info \ ...
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MySQL restore only Incremental backups with innobackupex

I am migrating a product to AWS and we have 1.5TB of MySQL database. I want to migrate it to AWS with minimum downtime possible. I am planning to achieve following. Take one full backup with Percona ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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MySQL Backups - Full vs incremental - innobackupex

So I'm implementing a backup strategy for our project and came across some text which I need absolute clarification, false positives are the death nell of IT. I am looking to do your typical backup ...
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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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Routines backup in Percona xtrabackup

I am using Percona xtrabackup for creating backup of mysql server. Does backup file includes all the procedures, functions and triggers ? Does it get restored when i restore it ?
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Percona Xtrabackup (Partial + incremental)

we have been trying restore Percona (Partial + Incremental) mysql backup, but failing. The process followed is as below: For Backup # Step I: Take Partial-Full Backup innobackupex --user=root -...
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Cannot overwrite file: /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1 when using Percona xtrabackup

I am receiving an error when I am trying to restore from a percona backup to my local mysql server. Cannot overwrite file: /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1 at /usr/bin/innobackupex line 2128. sudo ...
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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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Is this normal binary logging behaviour - maintaining one ever growing file despite expire_logs_days?

I have a Percona MySQL DB running on a dedicated server. I have in my.cnf # REPLICATION # log_bin=/var/lib/mysql/binlogs/mysql-bin expire_logs_days=7 My issue is that the log file mysql-bin.000001 ...
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MySQL oomkiller crashes after backup [duplicate]

I am using percona and the backups run successfully. However after the backup is done and sometimes during the backup MySQL is crashing and I am not certain where to start. Running show engine ...
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MySQL InnoDb crash when importing tablespace from remote machine

InnoDB crashes when importing ibd file from remote machine. Source version is MySQL-5.6.40, Destination version is MySQL-5.6.40. Database was backed up was backed Percona Xtrabackup with xbstream ...
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Proper way to fully backup and restore a database including indexes in a low-resource shared web host with ssh access?

I'm rather new to database management and I would like some advice on better practices by using the following experience as an example. Every time I update php software I do a quick export from ...
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Xtrabackup corrupt incremental backup

I have 3 nodes PXC 5.6 cluster. Xtrabackup 2.3.10. Centos 7.6 Percona-XtraDB-Cluster-56-5.6.41-28.28.1.el7.x86_64 I am using only single Node-1 for both read and write. And I use to take backup ...
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(re)creating empty tables in partially restored mysql database fails with “table exists”

Following situation: I have a MySQL Server (running Percona Server 5.7) set up as a replication slave. This server should hold only a partial replication. To get to this I made a partial backup of ...
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Is it possible to backup and restore InnoDB tables on Oracle's MySQL 5.7.19 Server with Percona Xtrabackup?

I have the next configuration: OS: Ubuntu 16.04.2 x86_64 MySQL Server: Ver 5.7.19-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 for Linux on x86_64 ((Ubuntu)) installed from Ubuntu's repos Percona Tools: innobackupex version 2....
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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 ...