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Im trying to use Percona Server with XtraDB with Drupal

But the documentation not describe the basic usage like how to login to the CLI (MySQL usemysql -u root -p), how to create database, etc

Connecting Drupal with MariaDB is very easy because all the commands are same. How about Percona Server?

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The CLI commands are all the same. In fact, everything is the same. Percona is MySQL with some internal tweaks.

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As taken from the first line of the Percona Server website:

Percona Server with XtraDB is a backwards-compatible replacement for MySQL that is much faster and more scalable...

It's backwards-compatible, so you just use it like you use any installation of mysql. Same commands, same flags, etc. I'd get a grip of the basics of a standard mysql setup before heading off into the land of performance-based forks.

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