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How to Limit MySQL Enterprise Backup's Impact on Active DB (Doc ID 2494959.1)

Last updated on JULY 23, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.11 and later
MySQL Server - Version 5.7 to 5.7 [Release 5.7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On any suitably large or active database , it can be the case where an MEB backup could impact the performance of the users.

There are many reasons for this, eg an application uses an especially "hot" table , or the DB is used 24.7 with no designated "quiet time" to take a backup.


Limiting the impact of an MEB backup may be desirable.


Example problem scenario

During a normal backup process, there are lag spikes being reported from the application side.

The current backup script may be:



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