Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Server for MySQL

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Percona Server for MySQL

Overview

What is Percona Server for MySQL?

Percona Server for MySQL is a free, fully-compatible, enhanced, open source drop-in replacement for MySQL. Percona states it provides superior performance, scalability, and instrumentation. Boasting over 5,300,000 downloads, Percona Server’s self-tuning algorithms and support for high-performance hardware delivers excellent performance...
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Percona MySQL Server

10 out of 10
October 23, 2020
Percona Server for MySQL is being used as a primary OLTP database in my current organization. We are using it across the whole …
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What is Percona Server for MySQL?

Percona Server for MySQL is a free, fully-compatible, enhanced, open source drop-in replacement for MySQL. Percona states it provides superior performance, scalability, and instrumentation. Boasting over 5,300,000 downloads, Percona Server’s self-tuning algorithms and support for high…

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  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

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Product Details

What is Percona Server for MySQL?

Percona Server for MySQL is a free, fully-compatible, enhanced, open source drop-in replacement for MySQL. Percona states it provides superior performance, scalability, and instrumentation. Boasting over 5,300,000 downloads, Percona Server’s self-tuning algorithms and support for high-performance hardware delivers excellent performance and reliability

Percona Server for MySQL delivers enterprise-grade features and higher uptime, along with a number of key benefits that improve database performance and efficiency. It provides more time to focus on key priorities, as users need to spend less time on tuning and administering.

Percona Server for MySQL Features

  • Supported: Enterprise ready
  • Supported: SaaS deployable
  • Supported: Vertical scalability
  • Supported: Deep visibility into database performance
  • Supported: ThreadPool
  • Supported: PAM (Plugin Authentication Modules)
  • Supported: Vault keyring plug-in
  • Supported: Audit Plugin
  • Supported: Backup Locks

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Percona Server for MySQL Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MariaDB Platform are common alternatives for Percona Server for MySQL.

Reviewers rate Usability highest, with a score of 8.7.

The most common users of Percona Server for MySQL are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Percona Server for MySQL is being used by the technology department for storing information regarding our customers, products, and other entities.
  • High availability
  • Great security
  • Enterprise-level features in the fully open-source version
  • Easy to install and use
  • UX can be improved
  • Needs better documentation
  • Pricing can be a bit of an issue
It is well suited for setting up reliable and secure database servers with all the advantages of an RDBMS.
Like every RDBMS, horizontal scaling could be a problem for Percona.
  • We could cut the server cost
  • Improve security
  • More stability
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  • Storing user and product information
Yes
We replaced MariaDB with Percona Server for MySQL.
We could get the features of an enterprise server without spending any money on it.
I probably wouldn't change anything.
One needs to pay for support.
It is easy to install and use. Using it along with Percona Monitoring and Management makes it even easier to use.
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