Percona XtraBackup is an open source tool for performing hot backups of MariaDB, MySQL and Percona Server databases.
If you want to use XtraBackup with uncompressed and unencrypted MariaDB data, use Percona XtraBackup 2.3 for MariaDB Server versions through 10.1 and use XtraBackup 2.4 for MariaDB Server versions beginning with 10.2.
XtraBackup 2.3 and 2.4 are both available from the MariaDB Package Repository. Note that XtraBackup 2.3 packages are called
percona-xtrabackup while XtraBackup 2.4 packages are called
MariaDB Backup is a fork of Percona XtraBackup designed to work with encrypted and compressed tables.