MySQL Enterprise Backup has been improved to support single step restore from the latest release 3.9.0. It enables you to restore the backup image to remote machine in single step. However, first you would have to create the backup image in local disk, copy the backup image to remote machine, and then restore in remote machine by running copy-back-and-apply-log command.
This approach has two overheads:
Serial execution: You have to wait for each step to finish before beginning the next (e.g. You must have to wait for backup-to-image operation to finish before beginning copy). [Read more...]