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Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0 Documentation

Percona Distribution for MySQL is a single solution with the best and most critical enterprise components from the MySQL open source community, designed and tested to work together. With Percona Server for MySQL or Percona XtraDB Cluster as the base server, the distribution brings you the enterprise-grade features for free. The set of carefully selected components helps you operate your MySQL database to meet your application and business needs.


  • Increased stability and availability - The set of high-availability and backup options help you ensure your data is saved and available for your business applications.

  • Improved performance and efficiency - Integrated tools help DBAs maintain, manage and monitor the database performance and timely respond to changing demands.

  • Reduced costs - Save on purchasing software licensing by using the distribution - the open-source enterprise-grade solution.

  • Easy-to-integrate with PMM - Benefit from all the features of PMM for monitoring and managing the health of your database.

Percona Distribution for MySQL comes in two deployment variants: one is based on Percona Server for MySQL and another one - on Percona XtraDB Cluster. They differ in the set of components and how you can use them.

Get started

Follow the installation instructions to get started with Percona Distribution for MySQL.

Read more about solutions you can deploy with Percona Distribution for MySQL in solutions.

Learn more about what’s new in Percona Distribution for MySQL in the release notes.

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If you need assistance, visit the community forum for comprehensive and free database knowledge, or contact our Percona Database Experts for professional support and services.