This section lists any performance-related features and settings in specific MySQL Server versions that affect various aspects of the backup process.
Some new MySQL 5.6 features introduce changes in directory layout and file contents for InnoDB tables. Backing up servers that use these features requires MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.8.1 or higher:
DATA DIRECTORYclause of the
CREATE TABLEstatement, which produces a .isl file in the database directory and stores the .ibd file in a user-specified location.
See MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.9 Release Notes for details on the fixes and enhancements related to these MySQL 5.6 features.