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Percona Server 5.6.16-64.0 with TokuDB engine now available

 | March 3, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server

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Percona Server version 5.6.16-64.0 with TokuDB engine

Percona is glad to announce the first ALPHA release of Percona Server 5.6.16-64.0 with TokuDB engine on March 3rd, 2014. Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories.

Based on Percona Server 5.6.16-64.0 including all the features and bug fixes in it, and on TokuDB 7.1.5-rc.3, Percona Server 5.6.16-64.0-tokudb is the first ALPHA release in the Percona Server 5.6 with TokuDB engine series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release can be found in the 5.6.16-64.0 milestone at Launchpad.

Percona Server now supports TokuDB storage engine. More information on how to install and use TokuDB can be found in the documentation. This feature is currently considered ALPHA quality.

Available TokuDB features:

Currently available ALPHA features:

Getting Started Guide can be downloaded here, and the complete documentation in PDF format is available here.

We did our best to eliminate bugs and problems during the testing this release, but this is a software, so bugs are expected. If you encounter them, please report them to our bug tracking system.



  • Please say it doesn’t store all the files in the root of datadir like the standard Toku distribution…!

  • Steve,

    We can’t do anything without Tokutek help in this regard.
    Please note there is tokudb_data_dir variable, with it you can change
    where TokuDB stores files (still all in the single dir)

  • Does the test release of v5.5 with TokuDB support these features or do they have to be implemented by Percona?

    5.5 version I’m referring to: http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/2013/04/24/percona-server-5-5-30-with-tokudb-for-mysql/


  • Vadim,

    I’m currently looking into Percona Server w/ TokuDB to run an archive server because of it’s compression. Do you have any idea when there will be a stable release?


  • I’ve failed to compile percona-server-5.6.16-64.0-tokudb-7.1.5-rc.3 again and again… 🙁

    gcc –version
    gcc (GCC) 4.7.3
    Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO

    cmake –version
    cmake version

    tokudb was ignored while running Cmake. And it seems the check bellow was failed…

    struct a {int b; int c; };
    struct a d = { .b=1, .c=2 };
    int main() { return 0; }
    ” TOKUDB_OK)

    any advice ?
    thanks in advance

  • Could someone help me to compile https://www.percona.com/downloads/TESTING/Percona-5.6-TokuDB/beta/538/source/debian/ for debian squeeze?

    Thank you

  • i have failed to convert the mysql query into sql. example
    CREATE TABLE tblaccounts (
    userid int(10) NOT NULL,
    currency int(10) NOT NULL,
    gateway text NOT NULL,
    date datetime DEFAULT NULL,
    description text NOT NULL,
    amountin decimal(10,2) NOT NULL DEFAULT ‘0.00’,
    fees decimal(10,2) NOT NULL DEFAULT ‘0.00’,
    amountout decimal(10,2) NOT NULL DEFAULT ‘0.00’,
    rate decimal(10,5) NOT NULL DEFAULT ‘1.00000’,
    transid text NOT NULL,
    invoiceid int(10) NOT NULL DEFAULT ‘0’,
    refundid int(10) NOT NULL DEFAULT ‘0’,
    PRIMARY KEY (id),
    KEY invoiceid (invoiceid),
    KEY userid (userid),
    KEY date (date),
    KEY transid (transid(32))

    i want to convert this into sql. Is anyone got chance to help me.

  • Dan,

    At this time we do not have plans to include TokuDB support into Percona XtraBackup.
    From OpenSource solutions we propose to use LVM backup or mydumper to backup TokuDB tables.
    You also can get an Enterprise backup from Tokutek.

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