Running databases in Kubernetes attracts a lot of attention today. Orсhestration of MySQL on Kubernetes is no way a straightforward process. There are several good MySQL based solutions in the open-source world, made by Oracle, Presslabs, and Percona. Having a common base, they differ in self-healing capabilities, consistency guarantees, storage capabilities, monitoring, proxying and backup / restore support, etc. So, let’s make a fair comparison to figure out the pros and cons of their current state.