Percona XtraBackup 2.2.8 released

Percona has just announced the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.2.8. 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, Percona XtraBackup drives down backup costs while providing unique features for MySQL backups. New Features: Percona XtraBackup has been rebased on MySQL 5.6.22. Bugs Fixed: Incremental backups would fail if the number of undo tablespaces (innodb_undo_tablespaces) was more than 1.

Percona Server 5.6.22-71.0 released

Percona Server is a free, open source MySQL alternative which offers breakthrough performance, scalability, features, and instrumentation. Self-tuning algorithms and support for extremely high-performance hardware make it the clear choice for organizations that demand excellent performance and reliability from their MySQL database server. Percona Server is optimized for cloud computing, NoSQL access, and modern hardware such as SSD and Flash storage. With Percona Server: Queries will run faster and more consistently You can consolidate servers on powerful hardware Sharding is delayed or avoided entirely You can save money on hosting fees and power You can spend less time tuning and administering You can achieve higher uptime Troubleshooting does not require guesswork Download Percona Server 5.