MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual Including MySQL NDB Cluster 7.5 and NDB Cluster 7.6

20.5.8.3 Configuration for NDB Cluster Backups

Five configuration parameters are essential for backup:

In addition, CompressedBackup causes NDB to use compression when creating and writing to backup files.

More detailed information about these parameters can be found in Backup Parameters.

You can also set a location for the backup files using the BackupDataDir configuration parameter. The default is FileSystemPath/BACKUP/BACKUP-backup_id.