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Stable release
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeDatabase engine
LicenseGNU GPL v2 or proprietary
Websitewww.percona.com/software/percona-xtradb/ Edit this on Wikidata

Percona XtraDB is a storage engine for the MariaDB and Percona Server databases, and is intended as a drop-in replacement to InnoDB, which is one of the default engines available on the MySQL database.

Up until 10.1 of MariaDB, MariaDB server used Percona's XtraDB as the default storage engine. As of MariaDB 10.2, InnoDB engine is the default again, and not XtraDB.[1]

XtraDB incorporates InnoDB's ACID-compliant design and MVCC architecture, and allows for a greater degree of tuning and scalability.[2] The engine is also better suited to multi-core processing, which addresses some of the issues known to InnoDB.[3]


  1. ^ "Why does MariaDB 10.2 use InnoDB instead of XtraDB?".)
  2. ^ "XtraDB: InnoDB on Steroids". Linux Mag. Linux Mag. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  3. ^ "About XtraDB". MariaDB.com. Retrieved 22 January 2015.

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