Install Percona Database Server on Ubuntu 20.04 - Step by step guide ?


Percona is part of the MySQL Server which 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 also compatible with cloud services like Google Cloud, Azure.

Here at Ibmi Media, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related MySQL queries.

In this context, we shall look into how to install Percona Database Server on Ubuntu 20.04.


Steps to install Percona Database Server on Ubuntu Linux system 

1. Perform System Update

Simply Run the below apt command to update the system packages:

$ sudo apt update

Then install other required dependencies:

$ sudo apt install wget unzip gnupg2 -y


2. Add Percona Repository

Percona is not available in Ubuntu's repositories. So you must install it in the system.

Start by downloading 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


3. Install Percona Server

To install percona server, run the below command:

$ sudo percona-release setup ps80

Next, execute:

$ sudo apt install percona-server-server

Press Ok to next.

Enter password and press Ok.

Press Enter.

Press Enter and the installation is done.


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Conclusion

This article covers the process of installing Percona Database Server on Ubuntu 20.04. In fact, Percona Server is fully compatible and a replacement for Oracle MySQL. Percona Server is used by thousands of enterprises to provide superior performance, scalability, and instrumentation for their workloads.


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