Create an instant backup of a MySQL database

Create an instant backup of a MySQL databaseΒΆ

This section instructs you on how to create an instant backup of a MySQL database using the Xtrabackup service.

To create an instant backup for a MySQL database using Xtrabackup:

  1. Verify that you have completed the steps described in Enable a backup schedule for a MySQL database and optionally in Configure a backup schedule for a MySQL database.

  2. Create an instant backup either using Jenkins or manually.