Chapter 1 Introduction to MySQL Enterprise Backup

Table of Contents

1.1 Hot Backups
1.2 Backup Commands
1.3 Performance and Space Considerations
1.4 Files that Are Backed Up
1.5 Comparison of MySQL Enterprise Backup and InnoDB Hot Backup

The MySQL Enterprise Backup product performs hot backup operations for MySQL databases. The product is architected for efficient and reliable backups of tables created by the InnoDB storage engine. For completeness, it can also back up tables from MyISAM and other storage engines.