Example Recovery Procedure for MySQL Backup Made with Xtrabackup

We have a pre-existing procedure for backing up a MySQL database using hot backups with the wonderful Percona Xtrabackup and in this case the deprecated innobackupex binary. Xtrabackup is nice since it creates a clean backup of InnoDB, XtraDB, and MyISAM tables quickly and without locking. There are countless useful features including point-in-time recovery, incremental backups, single table recovery, single partition recovery, I/O throttling, parallel processing, encryption, compression, streaming, and more. [Read More]