Backup Streaming using Percona Xtrabackup from Master to Slave for MySQL 5.6

Backup using xtrabackup does not lock the database, which can be performed online with very minimal disruption to the production database. The database server should be operating like normal, with a bit higher load due to data copying/streaming/compressing which depending on the backup command and database size. We can use xtrabackup to re-sync our replication […]