OurSQL Episode 26: Zombies!

Show notes for Episode 26: Zombies!

We wondered: Is enterprise backup still using myisamhotcopy for myisam tables?

From MySQL Product Manager Mike Frank, who is in charge of MySQL Enterprise Backup:
“As of today, there is a new mysqlbackup.exe that replaces the perl script innobackup and the myisamhotcopy from InnoDB Hot Backup. This is needed so we can do proper streaming and other media manager integration. Perl doesn’t lend itself to that and is a problem on Windows in general as well. We kept the arguments compatible so it is easy to move over and the innobackup perl script is still included — only for the sake of making transition more seamless.”

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