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Why does MySQL Enterprise Backup prior to 8.0.16 lock my server? (Doc ID 2737800.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 17, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 4.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When running a MySQL Enterprise Backup against a MySQL version < 8.0.16 other queries are blocked left in a state of 'WAITING FOR GLOBAL READ LOCK' and 'WAITING FOR FLUSH TABLES'.


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