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XtraBackup : Percona's Open Source Backup Utility

Percona XtraBackup is an open source, free MySQL® hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases.

Benefits of XtraBackup

  • Backups that complete quickly and reliably
  • Uninterrupted transaction processing during backups
  • Savings on disk space and network bandwidth
  • Automatic backup verification
  • Higher uptime due to faster restore time
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