CVE-2016-6225: Percona Xtrabackup Encryption IV Not Being Set Properly

CVE-2016-6225: Percona Xtrabackup Encryption IV Not Being Set Properly

If you are using Percona XtraBackup with to create encrypted backups, and are using versions older than 2.3.6 or 2.4.5, we advise that you upgrade Percona XtraBackup. Note: this does not affect encryption of...
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How to Replace MySQL with Percona Server on a CPanel, WHM VPS or Dedicated Server

How to Replace MySQL with Percona Server on a CPanel, WHM VPS or Dedicated Server

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to replace MySQL with Percona Server for MySQL on a CPanel, WHM VPS or dedicated server. In general, CPanel and WHM have been leaning towards support of MariaDB over othe...
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Using Percona XtraBackup on a MySQL Instance with a Large Number of Tables

Using Percona XtraBackup on a MySQL Instance with a Large Number of Tables

In this blog post, we’ll find out how to use Percona XtraBackup on a MySQL instance with a large number of tables. As of Percona Xtrabackup 2.4.5, you are required to have enough open files to open every sin...
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