In the recently released TokuDB 7.5.5 the implementation of TokuDB hot-backup moved from a patch to the MySQL Server, to MySQL Plugin. Why did we make this change?
TokuDB hot backup makes a transactionally consistent copy of the TokuDB files while applications continue to read and write these files. Christian Rober wrote a nice series of blogs about how hot backup works. See TokuDB hot backup 1 and TokuDB hot backup 2 for details. In …[Read more...]