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How to Make Incremental Backups Using MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB)? (Doc ID 1381205.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Create an incremental backup of MySQL where only changes since the last full backup or another incremental backup are included.


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In this Document
 Incremental Backup Methods
 Determining the Starting Point
 Automatic Choose Best of Page Track and Full Scan
 Force Page Track Backup
 Optimistic Incremental Backup
 Create Incremental Backup with Last Backup as Base
 Create Differential Backup
 Create Backup Based on Backup Directory
 Create an Incremental Backup Using Only the Redo Log

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