Percona Server for Mysql 5.7

I need help setting up a cluster for Percona MySQL 5.7, I tried setting it up on Ubuntu 20 following this documentation Installing Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 on Debian and Ubuntu - Percona Server for MySQL but when I check the database via

show status like 'wsrep%';

The result shows empty instead of showing the cluster size and other info.

Hi, you are following the instructions for Percona Server, which is drop-in replacement for Oracle MySQL but does not have clustering. What you want is Percona XtraDB Cluster instead. Here’s the documentation you should be following: Installing Percona XtraDB Cluster on Debian or Ubuntu - Percona XtraDB Cluster

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Thanks Ivan, I was following the wrong guide all along :smiling_face_with_tear:

Just FYI, you should be doing 8.0 as 5.7 will die Oct 2023.

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