As you probably noted, Percona had finally released Percona Server 5.7 GA two days ago. I had not
paid much attention to this branch during last month or so, but
as it's GA now I decided to check what's there, how it works and install/upgrade
different boxes and VMs to use it.
For testing purposes and for this series of blog posts I am going to build it from Git source (at least on Fedora Core 23), upgrade to it on 32-bit …