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Percona Server Feature Comparison

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
Hany Fahim, co-founder and CEO of VM Farms

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

Feature Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Open source
ACID Compliance
Multi-Version Concurrency Control
Row-Level Locking
Automatic Crash Recovery
Table Partitioning
Views
Subqueries
Triggers
Stored Procedures
Foreign Keys
GTID Replication
TokuDB
Extra Features for Developers Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
NoSQL Socket-Level Interface
Extra Hash/Digest Functions
Extra Diagnostic Features Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
INFORMATION_SCHEMA Tables 75 61
Global Performance and Status Counters 385 355
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
Enhanced SHOW ENGINE INNODB STATUS
Undo Segment Information
Temporary tables Information
Performance & Scalability Enhancements Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Improved scalability by splitting mutexes
Improved MEMORY Storage Engine
Improved Flushing
Extra Features for DBA/Operations Staff Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Configurable Page Sizes
Configurable Fast Index Creation
Changed Page Tracking
PAM Authentication (Enterprise Only)
Threadpool (Enterprise Only)
Backup Locks
Extended SHOW GRANTS
Improved Handling of Corrupted Tables
Ability to Kill Idle Transactions
START TRANSACTION WITH CONSISTENT SNAPSHOT improvements
Running Database as a Service Percona Server 5.7.10 MySQL 5.7.10
Special Utility User
Expanded Program Option Modifiers
Enforcing the Specific Storage Engine

How Percona Can Help :

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