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Optimistic Backup


MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) is a highly efficient tool for taking backups of your MySQL databases. In the 3.11.0 release, we are taking that one step further by introducing a new concept called "optimistic" backup. Optimistic backup leverages the patterns we saw frequently especially as related to very large databases.

For backups the goals are:

1 - Quality and Consistency - the backup and more importantly the restore just "works".
2 - Size, time, and overhead - like in the game of golf - low score wins - for backups and for
3 - Flexibility – It’s not always one size fits all - whether how the backup is run, where it goes,
     how it is recovered.

With optimistic backup - we look at mostly the read aspects of your database to enable us to create a backup that is smaller, faster to backup, faster to …

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