Percona is part of the MySQL Server. It is very compatible and can replace Oracle MySQL. Percona Server is a useful option for thousands of businesses. Because it boosts performance, instrumentation, and scalability for their workloads.
It is compatible with cloud services like Google Cloud, Azure… And we will show you how to install Percona Database Server on Ubuntu 20.04 as you go through it below.
Step 1 – Updating the packages
Run the apt command to update:
$ sudo apt update
Then install other required dependencies:
$ sudo apt install wget unzip gnupg2 -y
Step 2 – Adding Percona Repository
Percona is not available in Ubuntu’s repositories. So you must install it in the system.
Firstly, download the Percona release deb file:
$ wget https://repo.percona.com/apt/percona-release_latest.$(lsb_release -sc)_all.deb
Then install the downloaded file:
$ sudo dpkg -i percona-release_latest.focal_all.deb
Step 3 – Installing Percona Server
$ sudo percona-release setup ps80
$ sudo apt install percona-server-server
Press Ok to next.
Enter password and press Ok.
Press Enter and the installation is done.
Hope you understood the tutorial on how to install Percona Database Server on Ubuntu 20.04.
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