Percona Server is the replacement for MySQL with sophisticated features . It was developed by Percona Sofware , the MySQL support and Consulting company with 24*7 service to their users worldwide . Percona develops softwares like Percona Server , Percona XtraDB Cluster , Percona XtraBackup and Percona Toolkit . All the Percona software is open-source .
Why to use Percona Server ?
- Percona Server is more faster than MySQL, where MySQL uses innoDB storage engine and Percona Server uses XtraDB storage engine for high performance
- Percona Server is an open-source and 100 % free of charge
- It is Highly scalable.
- Ability to recover from corruption, crash-safe replication
- Easy to backup and import/export tables online
- Percona server is more flexible and easier to administering
Companies using Percona Server with XtraDB
Some of the Leading Percona Server users are Opera Software , Stumbleupon , Flickr , LinuxQuestions.org, Bluehost etc.,