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Setup and prerequisites for manual installation


The installation instructions in this guide go through all the manual installation and provisioning steps. To get started with Percona Everest as quickly as possible, Percona provides a script that automatically performs most steps.

See Percona Everest QuickStart guide


Percona Everest has two primary components:

  • Percona Everest CLI, which connects Percona Everest to your Kubernetes cluster.
  • Percona Everest application with the UI, which you can spin up using the instructions below.

Supported operators

  • Percona Operator for MySQL Based on Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) 1.13.0
  • Percona Operator for MongoDB (PSMDB) 1.15.0
  • Percona Operator for PostgreSQL (PG) 2.3.1

Supported k8s clusters

  • Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) (1.24 - 1.27)
  • Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) (1.24 - 1.27)

Before you install

Percona Everest assists with installing all the necessary operators and required packages, but does not currently help with spinning up a publicly accessible Kubernetes cluster.

We recommend setting up Percona Everest on the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) or on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), as Percona Everest may not work as expected on local Kubernetes installations (minikube, kind, k3d, or similar products) due to network issues.


Before getting started with Percona Everest, we recommend that you:

  1. Install AWS CLI for EKS or the gcloud CLI for GKE.
  2. Verify that you have access to the Kubernetes cluster that you want to use with Everest. By default, Everest uses the kubeconfig file available under ~/.kube/config. Run the following command:

    kubectl get nodes
    Expected output
        NAME                                       STATUS   ROLES    AGE   VERSION
        gke-<name>-default-pool-75d48bfc-bx8g      Ready    <none>   11h   v1.26.7-gke.500
        gke-<name>-default-pool-75d48bfc-c2df      Ready    <none>   11h   v1.26.7-gke.500
        gke-<name>-default-pool-75d48bfc-zl7k      Ready    <none>   11h   v1.26.7-gke.500

Next steps

Start by installing Everest:

Install Everest

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