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Percona XtraBackup

Open source, complete database backups solution for all versions of Percona Server for MySQL and MySQL®.
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What is Percona XtraBackup?

It is a free, online, open source, complete database backups solution for all versions of Percona Server for MySQL and MySQL®. It performs online non-blocking, tightly compressed, highly secure full backups on transactional systems so that applications remain fully available during planned maintenance windows.
Percona XtraBackup is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
Percona XtraBackup is an open source tool with 776 GitHub stars and 264 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Percona XtraBackup's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Percona XtraBackup?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use Percona XtraBackup in their tech stacks, including sigh, SIS, and Kitster.

Developers
9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Percona XtraBackup.

Percona XtraBackup Integrations

Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, MariaDB, Percona Server for MySQL, and Percona Monitoring and Management are some of the popular tools that integrate with Percona XtraBackup. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Percona XtraBackup.

Percona XtraBackup's Features

  • Incremental compressed backups
  • Fast incremental backups
  • Incremental backups with archived logs
  • Backup locks
  • Parallel streaming backups
  • Parallel apply-log
  • Safe slave backups
  • Buffer pool state backups
  • Individual partitions export
  • Data & index file statistics
  • InnoDB secondary indexes defragmentation
  • rsync support to minimize lock time
  • Improved FTWRL handling
  • Lockless binary log information
  • Encrypted InnoDB tablespace backups

Percona XtraBackup Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Percona XtraBackup?
Slick
It is a modern database query and access library for Scala. It allows you to work with stored data almost as if you were using Scala collections while at the same time giving you full control over when a database access happens and which data is transferred.
Spring Data
It makes it easy to use data access technologies, relational and non-relational databases, map-reduce frameworks, and cloud-based data services. This is an umbrella project which contains many subprojects that are specific to a given database.
DataGrip
A cross-platform IDE that is aimed at DBAs and developers working with SQL databases.
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
It is an integrated environment for managing any SQL infrastructure, from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database. It provides tools to configure, monitor, and administer instances of SQL Server and databases. Use it to deploy, monitor, and upgrade the data-tier components used by your applications, as well as build queries and scripts.
PostGIS
PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.
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