MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) is a bit limited related to support of older MySQL versions. So you should consider the following release matrix:MEB/MySQL Supported 5.5 5.6 5.7 8.0 3.11.x NO x x 3.12.x YES x x 4.0.x NO x 4.1.x YES x 8.0.x YES 8.0.x*
* MySQL Enterprise Backup 8.0.15 only supports MySQL 8.0.15. For earlier versions of MySQL 8.0, use the MySQL Enterprise Backup version with the same version number as the server.
MySQL Enterprise Backup is available for download from the My Oracle Support (MOS) website. This release will be available on Oracle eDelivery (OSDC) after the next upload cycle. MySQL Enterprise Backup is a commercial extension to the MySQL family of products.
As an Open Source alternative Percona XtraBackup for MySQL databases is available.
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