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Installing Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona Server for MongoDB supports most 64-bit Linux distributions. Percona provides packages for the following systems:

Linux distributions supported by Percona Server for MongoDB
Supported Distributions Instructions
  • Debian 8 (“jessie”)
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
  • Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak)
  • Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus)
Install on Debian or Ubuntu
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS 7
Install on RHEL or CentOS


Percona Server for MongoDB should work on other Linux distributions (for example, Amazon Linux AMI and Oracle Linux), but it is tested only on platforms listed in the previous table.

Alternative Install Instructions

You can also download packages from the Percona website and install them manually using dpkg or rpm.


In this case, you will have to manually make sure that all dependencies are satisfied.

If you want more control over the installation, you can install Percona Server for MongoDB from binary tarballs.


This method is for advanced users with specific needs that are not addressed by DEB and RPM packages.

If you want to run Percona Server for MongoDB in a Docker container, see Running Percona Server for MongoDB in a Docker Container.

Upgrade Instructions

If you are currently using MongoDB, see Upgrading from MongoDB.

If you are currently using Percona TokuMX, see Upgrading from Percona TokuMX.