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ibbackup makes a backup of:
The InnoDB system tablespace, which by default contains all the InnoDB tables.
Any separate data files produced under the InnoDB file-per-table setting.
Indexes associated with InnoDB tables.
Data stored in both the original
Antelope and new
Barracuda file formats.
Barracuda is a relatively recent file format that was first
introduced with the InnoDB plugin. In particular, it includes
support for compression within table data. Barracuda file
format support is new in MySQL Enterprise Backup Version 3.5. It is
automatic, without any option required for
ibbackup does not,
.frm files, MyISAM tables, or
MyISAM indexes to the backup. See Section 4.4, “Making a Point-in-Time Backup of InnoDB, MyISAM, and Other Tables”
for details on how to make a complete backup.