Percona is a free, fully compatible and high performance drop-in replacement for MySQL server. Percona supports high performance hardware and provides improved reliability and performance.
To install first we need to add the repo:
Next, install the repo:
We’ll need to update the local cache now:
Now we install the server:
You’ll now need to manually create the following functions:
Start the service by issuing the following command:
The last thing to do is to add the service to run at boot:
To login to the server you simply use the password you entered during installation like this:
It’ll prompt you to enter the password, if successfully authenticated you should now be standing at the mysql prompt.
That’s it, you’re done.