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 officially supports and is tested on many popular Linux distributions and MySQL 5.0 through 5.6; see http://goo.gl/srHm7 for the list of supported platforms and versions.
For general inquiries about our open source software and database management tools, please send us your question and someone will contact you.