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Re: MySQL Enterprise Backup with MySQL InnoDB Cluster Best Practice
Posted by: Matt Lord
Date: July 15, 2017 07:54AM

Hi Jason,

I'm very glad to see you trying out InnoDB Cluster and MySQL Enterprise Backup!

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That being said, we cover this very topic in detail within the following KB articles:
- Backup and Restore Of Group Replication Node (Single + Multi Primary):
- Getting Started With MySQL Group Replication:

In short, you have two options when using the MySQL Enterprise Backup client (mysqlbackup) with Group Replication / InnoDB clusters:
1. Take a standard backup from the current primary
2. Take a backup from a current secondary using the --no-history-logging option so that mysqlbackup doesn't try and execute DDL and DML for the history tables (

For more general info, you can also see the "Master Note for MySQL Group Replication and InnoDB Cluster":

Thank you for using InnoDB Cluster and Enterprise Backup!

Best Regards,


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