Most tools require:
* Perl v5.8 or newer
* Bash v3 or newer
* Core Perl modules like Time::HiRes
Tools that connect to MySQL require:
* Perl modules DBI and DBD::mysql
* MySQL 5.0 or newer
Percona Toolkit is only tested on UNIX systems, primarily Debian and Red Hat derivatives; other operating systems are not supported.
Tools that connect to MySQL may work with MySQL v4.1, but this is not test or supported.