Percona XtraBackup 2.0.7 has been published with support for GTID based replication. As promised, here is the step-by-step guide on how to create a new GTID based slave (or repair a broken one) using XtraBackup. The process is pretty straightforward.
1- Take a backup from any server on the replication environment, master or slave:
# innobackupex /destination/
In the destination folder there will be a file with the name xtrabackup_binlog_info:
# cat xtrabackup_binlog_info mysql-bin.000002 1232 c777888a-b6df-11e2-a604-080027635ef5:1-4
Now it contains both, binary log coordinates and GTID information.…[Read more]