This session is an overview of XtraBackup, a free, open-source hot backup solution for InnoDB and XtraDB databases. You’ll learn how it works internally, and what its typical use cases are. You’ll see how to design and execute backup jobs for your own data. This session will also cover incremental/differential backups and non-backup-related features of XtraBackup, such as its ability to analyze your InnoDB data and produce statistical reports on things like index sizes and cardinality.
Vadim Tkachenko is CTO and co-founder of Percona Inc. Co-author of “High Performance MySQL”, 2nd edition book. Expert in application scaling and performance tuning. 5 years experience in benchmarks and profiling, starting from MySQL High-Performance group.
Morgan is the Director of Training at Percona, Inc. His interests in MySQL include Performance Tuning, scalability and High Availability. He is a regular speaker on these topics in the United States and Canada.
Before joining Percona, Morgan worked as a Technical Instructor for MySQL (and then Sun Microsystems) in Canada where he taught courses on High Availability, Performance Tuning and Database Administration. He has also previously worked in the MySQL Support Team, and enjoyed a brief stint as a Rails developer for social finance website SmartHippo.com.
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