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
$ sudo apt install percona-server-server
Press Ok to next.
Enter password and press Ok.
Press Enter and the installation is done.
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