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Percona Distribution for MySQL

The most complete, stable, scalable, and secure open source MySQL solution available.

Meeting the needs of the modern enterprise

Percona Distribution for MySQL provides better performance and concurrency for even the most demanding workload. It delivers greater value to MySQL server users, with optimized performance, greater performance scalability and availability, enhanced backups, and increased visibility.

With Percona Distributions, you get a single solution with the best and most critical enterprise components from the open-source community — created and tested to work together. Our distributions are backed by world-class support and engineering teams, giving you peace of mind and 24×7 support, when you need it.

Alternative to community and proprietary MySQL

Free and open source, Percona Distribution for MySQL is more performant, robust, and feature-rich, but without any license fees.

Designed to perform

Percona Distribution for MySQL brings together years of experience working with the most complex deployments of MySQL into one, easy-to-deploy distribution.

Greater stability and availability

Preserve, secure, and protect your data and revenue streams by minimizing unexpected downtime and data loss.

Improved scalability and performance

Integrated tools help you optimize, monitor, and maintain your MySQL environment, ensuring you can quickly respond to changing business demands.

Enterprise-grade security features

Protect your data without the need for costly software license fees.

What can Percona Distribution for MySQL do for your business?

Greater performance

In addition to Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Percona XtraBackup, and Percona Toolkit, Percona Distribution for MySQL includes:

  • Orchestrator — The replication topology manager for Percona Server
  • HAProxy — The default high-availability and load-balancing solution for PXC
  • ProxySQL — A high performance, high availability, protocol aware proxy for PXC
  • MySQL Shell — An advanced client and code editor for MySQL Server
  • MySQL Router — A lightweight middleware for transparent routing between applications and back-end servers
Enhanced stability and availability

Preserve, secure, and protect your data while providing the highest level of availability for your business-critical applications, no matter where they are deployed.

  • Increase stability and reliability — Designed and tested to meet your enterprise needs, by a company with 10 years+ of MySQL expertise.
  • Eliminate data loss — High availability and backup options ensure your data is available for your business-critical applications.
  • Improve data durability — Galera replication enables increased application availability and improved user experience.
Improved scalability and performance

Optimize, monitor, and maintain your MySQL environment and quickly respond to changing business needs.

  • Improved performance — Achieve the highest level of transaction throughput while supporting hundreds of thousands of users.
  • Easily scale your environment — Use Kubernetes for automated provisioning of additional nodes to quickly meet evolving business demands.
  • Improved efficiency — Compatible tools enable DBAs to quickly and easily perform complex tasks to support changing requirements.
Stay secure

Protect your data with enterprise-grade security features without enterprise license fees.

  • Increased security — Enhanced encryption and authentication features provide a more secure storage and communication layer.
  • Lower IT expenses — Eliminate costly software license fees by using our open source enterprise-grade solution for MySQL clustering.
  • Reduce data security risks — Hide sensitive data, and prevent unintentional access with data masking.

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