On the page https://www.percona.com/software/mysql-database/percona-xtrabackup/supported-technologies it mentions the following:
I am using MySQL 5.6.30 and Percona XtraBackup 2.3.4 to backup a MyISAM table of approximately 32 million records but I am only experiencing a full table lock while the backup operation is happening. So it’s less of a brief pause at the end of the backup and more of a long pause throughout the entire process.
Is there a flag I need to pass into XtraBackup to achieve this functionality? The command I’ve been using so far is as follows:
Thank you in advance for your help!