Backup Streaming using MySQL 8.0 Clone Plugin to Slave

For MySQL 8.0, we should use the clone plugin to clone InnoDB tables to another server without blocking. While cloning is happening, the source server can operate normally (nothing is blocked except DDL), with a bit higher load due to data copying/streaming/compressing (depending on the clone command). Consider the following 2-node MySQL 8.0 Replication setup: […]