Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open source solution, it drives down backup costs while providing unique features for MySQLbackups.
Starting from now, Percona XtraBackup issue tracking system was moved from launchpad to JIRA.
xbcrypt with the --encrypt-key-file option was failing due to regression in Percona XtraBackup 2.4.9. Bug fixed bug PXB-518.
Simultaneous usage of both the --lock-ddl and --lock-ddl-per-table options caused Percona XtraBackup lock with the backup process never completed. Bug fixed PXB-792.
Compilation under Mac OS X was broken. Bug fixed PXB-796.
A regression of the maximum number of pending reads and the unnoticed earlier possibility of a pending reads related deadlock caused Percona XtraBackup to stuck in prepare stage. Bug fixed PXB-1467.
[*]Percona XtraBackup skipped tablespaces with a corrupted first page instead of aborting the backup. Bug fixed PXB-1497.
Other bugs fixed: PXB-513.