Storing your data locally can impose security and availability risks. Major cloud providers have object storage services available to allow you to upload and distribute data across different regions using various retention and restore policies.
Percona XtraBackup delivers the xbcloud binary – an auxiliary tool to allow users to upload backups to different cloud providers directly.
Today we are glad to announce the introduction of the Exponential Backoff feature to xbcloud.
In short, this new feature will allow your backup upload/download to work better with unstable network connections by retrying each chunk and adding an exponential wait time in between retries, increasing the chances of completion in case of an unstable connection or network glitch.
This new functionality is available on today’s release of Percona …[Read more]