Debian provides MySQL server 5.5 with both wheezy and jessie but some the latest stable version is 5.6 which supports InnoDB Full-text search.
Here’s how to install MySQL server 5.6:
1. Download the MySQL APT repository config tool (you can see more details here: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/repo/apt/)
For Debian 8 (make sure you are logged in as root):
For Debian 7 (make sure you are logged in as root):
2. Install the MySQL APT repository config tool
dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.3.5-1debian7_all.deb
You will be asked to select product and version that you want to install. In the first step, select Server and next select mysql-5.6. Then click Apply.
3. Update APT
4. Install the server
apt-get install mysql-community-server