MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.0.0 has been released
- Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 12:18:36 -0700
- From: karen langford <karen.langford@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.0.0 has been released
Dear MySQL users,
MySQL Enterprise Backup v4.0.0, a new version of the online MySQL backup
tool, is now available for download from the My Oracle Support (MOS)
as our latest GA release. This release will be available on eDelivery
after the next upload cycle. MySQL Enterprise Backup is a commercial
extension to the MySQL family of products.
MySQL Enterprise Backup v4.0.0 supports only the MySQL server 5.7.9 and
For any earlier versions of the MySQL server, please use
MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.12 instead.
A brief summary of the changes in MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB)
version 4.0.0 is given below.
Changes in MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.0.0 (2015-10-21)
Functionality Added or Changed
* MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.0 supports MySQL server 5.7, on
+ Tables in general tablespaces
can be backed up and
+ InnoDB tables with page sizes
of 32 and 64K can be backed up and
+ Partitioned tables can be selectively backed up or
restored using the --use-tts, --include-tables, and
See What's New in MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.0?
* MySQL Enterprise Backup now writes tape information onto
the MySQL server when a backup is made to a tape using
the System Backup to Tape (SBT) API. See What's New in
MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.0?
* When restoring an incremental backup image, if the binary
log in the backup was larger than 16MB, the restored
binary log would become corrupted. (Bug #20915642)
* When the --password option was used without an argument
with the copy-back-and-apply-log command, mysqlbackup did
not prompt user for a password, but either took the
password from the defaults files, or took it to be an
empty string when no value was specified in the defaults
files. (Bug #20915642)
The complete manual for MEB 4.0.0 is at
The tool is available for download from Oracle Software Delivery
You can also download the binaries from MOS, https://support.oracle.com
Choose the "Patches & Updates" tab, and then use the "Product or Family
(Advanced Search)" feature. If you haven't looked at MEB recently,
please do so now and let us know how MEB works for you.
Your feedback is greatly appreciated!
Please report any problems you have at https://bug.oraclecorp.com/
for the product "MySQL Enterprise Backup"
On behalf MySQL RE team at Oracle