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Percona Distribution for MySQL consists of the following components:

  • Percona Server for MySQL is a drop-in replacement for MySQL Community Edition with the enterprise-grade features embedded by Percona.

  • Percona XtraDB Cluster is the high-available clustering solution for MySQL. It is based on Percona Server for MySQL and uses Percona XtraBackup for node provisioning.

  • Percona XtraBackup is an open-source hot backup utility for MySQL-based servers that doesn’t lock your database during the backup.

  • Orchestrator is the replication topology manager for Percona Server for MySQL.

  • HAProxy is the default high-availability and load-balancing solution for Percona XtraDB Cluster.

  • ProxySQL is a high performance, high-availability, protocol-aware proxy for MySQL.

  • Percona Toolkit is the set of scripts to simplify and optimize database operation.

  • MySQL Shell is an advanced client and code editor for MySQL Server.

  • MySQL Router is lightweight middleware that provides transparent routing between your application and back-end MySQL servers.

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