Percona Server is an enhanced drop-in replacement for Mysql. It offers breakthrough performance, scalability, features, and instrumentation.
The Percona XtraDB Storage Engine:
- Percona XtraDB is an enhanced version of the InnoDB storage engine, designed to better scale on modern hardware, and including a variety of other features useful in high performance environments. It is fully backwards compatible, and so can be used as a drop-in replacement for standard InnoDB.
- Percona XtraDB includes all of InnoDB's robust, reliable ACID-compliant design and advanced MVCC architecture, and builds on that solid foundation with more features, more tunability. more metrics, and more scalability.
- It is designed to scale better on many cores, to use memory more efficiently, and to be more convenient and useful.
Installation on ubuntu:
$ apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 1C4CBDCDCD2EFD2A
deb http://repo.percona.com/apt precise main deb-src http://repo.percona.com/apt precise main
$ apt-get update
STEP 5: Start Percona Server
$ apt-get install percona-server-server-5.6 percona-server-client-5.6
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$ service mysql start