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Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Server for MySQL® is a free, fully compatible, enhanced, open source drop-in replacement for MySQL that provides superior performance, scalability and instrumentation. With over 3,000,000 downloads, Percona Server for MySQL's self-tuning algorithms and support for extremely high-performance hardware delivers excellent performance and reliability.

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Percona Server for MySQL is optimized for cloud computing, NoSQL access, containers and modern hardware such as SSD and Flash storage.

Percona Server for MySQL provides:

  • Faster and more consistently run queries
  • Improved efficiency with server consolidation
  • Delayed or completely avoided sharding
  • Better ROI through lower hosting fees and power usage

  • Cloud ready.

    Dramatically reduces downtime on servers with slow disks and large memory, such as 4XL EC2 servers on EBS volumes

  • SaaS deployable.

    Increases flexibility for architectures such as co-located databases with hundreds of thousands of tables and heterogeneous backup and retention policies

  • Vertical scalability and server consolidation.

    Scales to over 48 CPU cores, with the ability to achieve hundreds of thousands of I/O operations per second on high-end solid-state hardware

  • Query, object and user level instrumentation.

    Detailed query logging with per-query statistics about locking, I/O, and query plan, as well as performance and access counters per-table, per-index, per-user, and per-host

  • Enterprise ready.

    Percona Server for MySQL includes advanced, full-enabled external authentication, audit logging and threadpool scalability features that are only available in Oracle’s commercial MySQL Enterprise Edition

Percona Software Platform solution.

Percona Server for MySQL is part of a complete, integrated suite of Percona database solutions that provide better performance, reliability, diagnostics and lower total cost of ownership when used together. This harmony is unique to the Percona Software Platform and includes true non-blocking online backups, tight compression of data and extended instrumentation and tooling for quick diagnosis and resolution of issues.

How Percona Can Help

Percona Consulting can help you deploy Percona Server for MySQL while ensuring optimal performance. Percona Support can ensure your deployment runs as expected and help you in a crisis.

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