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Install Percona XtraDB Cluster on Debian or Ubuntu

Specific information on the supported platforms, products, and versions is described in Percona Software and Platform Lifecycle.

The packages are available in the official Percona software repository and on the download page. It is recommended to install Percona XtraDB Cluster from the official repository using APT.

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  • You need to have root access on the node where you will be installing Percona XtraDB Cluster (either logged in as a user with root privileges or be able to run commands with sudo).

See also

For more information, see Enabling AppArmor.

Install from Repository

  1. Update the sytem:

    sudo apt update
  2. Install the necessary packages:

    sudo apt install -y wget gnupg2 lsb-release curl
  3. Download the repository package

  4. Install the package with dpkg:

    sudo dpkg -i percona-release_latest.generic_all.deb
  5. Refresh the local cache to update the package information:

    sudo apt update
  6. Enable the release repository for Percona XtraDB Cluster:

    sudo percona-release setup pxc80
  7. Install the cluster:

    sudo apt install -y percona-xtradb-cluster

During the installation, you are requested to provide a password for the root user on the database node.


If needed, you could also install the percona-xtradb-cluster-full meta-package, which includes the following additional packages:

  • libperconaserverclient21

  • libperconaserverclient21-dev

  • percona-xtradb-cluster

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-client

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-common

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-dbg

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-full

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-garbd

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-garbd-debug

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-server

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-server-debug

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-source

  • percona-xtradb-cluster-test

Next steps

After you install Percona XtraDB Cluster and stop the mysql service, configure the node according to the procedure described in Configuring Nodes for Write-Set Replication.

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Last update: 2024-03-14