Percona SmartMachine Release Notes

Modified: 14 Jan 2015 19:50 UTC

Below are the release notes for the Percona SmartMachine appliance image.

In this topic:

Version 13.1.0


  • Base image is now base64-13.1.0 (with pkgsrc 2013Q1)
  • New versioning scheme based on pkgsrc version
  • Percona Server version is now 5.5.29
  • Xtrabackup version is now 2.0.5
  • Quickbackup version is now 3.5
  • Percona ToolKit version is now 2.1.7
  • The Percona binaries are now installed via pkgsrc. To accommodate moving the Percona binaries to pkgsrc, the following changes were required:
    • Percona Server MySQL binaries were moved from /mysql to /opt/local/bin
    • The Percona Server SMF service name changed from network/mysql:percona to pkgsrc/percona-server
    • Percona databases are now stored in /var/mysql/ rather than /databases
    • The Percona config file is now located in /opt/local/etc/my.cnf instead of /mysql/my.cnf
    • Quickbackup service name changed from network/mysql-quickbackup to pkgsrc/quickbackup-percona

Version 1.6.x


  • Major Changes
    • Upgraded Percona to 5.5.27-rel28.1 (compiled with gcc 4.7)
    • Upgraded Xtrabackup to 2.1.0
    • Upgraded PerconaToolKit to 2.1.3
    • Upgraded SphinxSE to 2.0.5
    • Upgraded Quickbackup to version 3.3 with fixes below
    • Fixed mysql-percona.xml to use libumem
    • Fixed xtrabackup binary to be xtrabackup_55 (default) because innobackupex calls this by default
    • Fixed quickbackup to call xtrabackup_55 instead of xtrabackup
    • Fixed bug in quickbackup rotate() - PERCONA-4
    • Fixed bug in quickbackup depending on PID file - PERCONA-5
    • Added LD_LIBRARY_PATH hack to quickbackup for gcc47 libs

Version 1.5.x



  • Major Changes
    • Upgraded Percona to Percona 5.5.24-rel26.0
    • Upgraded Xtrabackup to 2.0.0
    • Upgraded perconatoolkit to 2.1.1
    • Upgraded Quickbackup to version 3.0 which includes: xbstream, qpress, backupdir option, SMF name change to mysql-quickbackup, qb-username change
    • Fixed Quickbackup to not be dependent on Percona anymore
    • Added standard SM files: /etc/motd, /etc/release, /etc/product
    • Added default IPF rules in /etc/ipf/ipf.conf

Version 1.3.x


  • Major Changes
    • Upgraded base dataset to use smartos-1.5.4 to fix redis install


  • Major Changes
    • Upgraded Percona to Percona-5.5.20-rel24.1 64-bit
    • Upgraded Xtrabackup to 1.6.5
    • Upgraded perconatoolkit to 2.0.3
    • Upgraded Quickbackup to version 2.0 (has databases SMF option)
    • Fixed Quickbackup to be dependent upon Percona running
    • Fixed Quickbackup bug in failing to rotate backups properly
    • Set query_cache_type 0 by default in all sizes

Version 1.2.x


  • Major Changes
    • Fixed the way max_connections are set by size


  • Major Changes
    • Upgraded Percona to Percona 5.5.16-rel22 64-bit
    • Upgraded Xtrabackup to 1.6.3 with optimized (-O3) and 64-bit
    • Replaced mysqltoolkit with perconatoolkit 1.0.1

Version 1.0.x


  • Major Changes
    • Initial release Percona 5.1.56
    • Xtrabackup 1.6
    • Quickbackup version 1.0
At a Glance

Release notes for the Percona SmartMachine appliance.