Percona Server is a free, fully compatible, enhanced, open source drop-in replacement for MySQL® that provides superior performance, scalability and instrumentation.

With Percona Server, you will:

  • Run faster and more consistent queries
  • Consolidate servers on powerful hardware
  • Delay sharding, or avoid it entirely
  • Save money on hosting fees and power
  • Spend less time tuning and administering
  • Achieve higher uptime

“Percona Server is fantastic. Queries run faster and more consistently, tuning and administration is easier, and we are experiencing extremely high uptimes.”

Hany Fahim, co-founder and CEO of VM Farms
FeaturePS 8.0.13MySQL 8.0.13
Open Source
ACID Compliance
Multi-Version Concurrency Control
Row-Level Locking
Automatic Crash Recovery
Table Partitioning
Stored Procedures
Foreign Keys
Window Functions
Common Table Expressions
Geospatial Features (GIS, SRS)
GTID Replication
Group Replication
MyRocks Storage Engine
TokuDB Storage Engine
Improvements for DevelopersPS 8.0.13MySQL 8.0.13
NoSQL Socket-Level Interface
X API Support
JSON Functions
InnoDB Full-Text Search Improvements
Extra Hash/Digest Functions
Instrumentation and Troubleshooting FeaturesPS 8.0.13MySQL 8.0.13
Global Performance and Status Counters853434
Optimizer Histograms
Per-Table Performance Counters
Per-Index Performance Counters
Per-User Performance Counters
Per-Client Performance Counters
Per-Thread Performance Counters
Global Query Response Time Statistics
Undo Segment Information
Temporary Tables Information
Extended Slow Query Logging
User Statistics
Performance and Scalability FeaturesPS 8.0.13MySQL 8.0.13
InnoDB Resource Groups
Configurable Page Sizes
Contention-Aware Transaction Scheduling
Improved Scalability By Splitting Mutexes
Improved MEMORY Storage Engine
Improved Flushing
Parallel Doublewrite Buffer
Configurable Fast Index Creation
Per-Column Compression for VARCHAR/BLOB and JSON
Compressed Columns with Dictionaries
Security FeaturesPS 8.0.13MySQL 8.0.13
SQL Roles
SHA-2 Based Password Hashing
Password Rotation Policy
PAM Authentication Plugin (Enterprise-Only)
Audit Logging Plugin (Enterprise-Only)
Encryption FeaturesPS 8.0.13MySQL 8.0.13
Storing Keyring in a File
Storing Keyring in Hashicorp Vault
Encrypt InnoDB Data
Encrypt InnoDB Logs
Encrypt Built-In InnoDB Tablespaces (General, System, Undo, Temp)
Encrypt Binary Logs
Encrypt Temporary Files
Key Rotation with Scrubbing
Enforce Encryption
Operational ImprovementsPS 8.0.13MySQL 8.0.13
Atomic DDL
Transactional Data Dictionary
Instant DDL
Invisible Indexes
Changed Page Tracking
Threadpool (Enterprise-Only)
Backup Locks
Improved Handling of Corrupted Tables
Ability to Kill Idle Transactions
Features for Running Database as a Service (DBaaS)PS 8.0.13MySQL 8.0.13
Enforce a Specific Storage Engine

How Percona Can Help

Percona Consulting can help you determine if Percona Server is the right solution for your company and if it is, help deploy Percona Server, while ensuring optimal performance. Percona Support can ensure your deployment runs as expected and help you in a crisis. If you lack the resources to manage your deployment, our Managed Services team can take over the full operation of your database.

To discuss how Percona Managed Services can help you make your deployment a success, please call us at +1-888-316-9775 (USA), +44-208-133-0309 (Europe), or have us reach out to you:

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