How can backup tool (mysqlbackup, mysqldump) block other session's queries ? (Doc ID 2222462.1)

Last updated on MARCH 24, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.1 and later
MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 mysqlbackup or mysqldump can block following DML at specific circumstance.

Cause

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