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Percona Server Feature Comparison

Percona Server is an enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL. With Percona Server,

  • Your queries will run faster and more consistently.
  • You will consolidate servers on powerful hardware.
  • You will delay sharding, or avoid it entirely.
  • You will save money on hosting fees and power.
  • You will spend less time tuning and administering.
  • You will achieve higher uptime.
  • You will troubleshoot without guesswork.

We provide these benefits by significantly enhancing Percona Server as compared to the standard MySQL database server:

Features Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Open source Yes Yes
ACID Compliance Yes Yes
Multi-Version Concurrency Control Yes Yes
Row-Level Locking Yes Yes
Automatic Crash Recovery Yes Yes
Table Partitioning Yes Yes
Views Yes Yes
Subqueries Yes Yes
Triggers Yes Yes
Stored Procedures Yes Yes
Foreign Keys Yes Yes
GTID Replication Yes Yes
Extra Features for Developers Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
NoSQL Socket-Level Interface Yes Yes
Extra Hash/Digest Functions Yes  
Extra Diagnostic Features Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Global Performance and Status Counters 385 355
Per-Table Performance Counters Yes  
Per-Index Performance Counters Yes  
Per-User Performance Counters Yes  
Per-Client Performance Counters Yes  
Per-Thread Performance Counters Yes  
Global Query Response Time Statistics Yes  
Undo Segment Information Yes  
Temporary tables Information Yes  
Performance & Scalability Enhancements Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Improved scalability by splitting mutexes Yes  
Improved MEMORY Storage Engine Yes  
Improved Flushing Yes  
Extra Features for DBA/Operations Staff Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Configurable Page Sizes Yes Yes
Configurable Fast Index Creation Yes  
Changed Page Tracking Yes  
PAM Authentication Yes Yes [1]
Threadpool Yes Yes [1]
Backup Locks Yes  
Extended SHOW GRANTS Yes  
Improved Handling of Corrupted Tables Yes  
Ability to Kill Idle Transactions Yes  
Running Database as a Service Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Special Utility User Yes  
Expanded Program Option Modifiers Yes  
Enforcing the Specific Storage Engine Yes  
[1](1, 2) Feature available in Enterprise version only
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