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PlanetScale is the world’s most advanced MySQL platform

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What is PlanetScale?

PlanetScale is a MySQL-compatible serverless database that brings you scale, performance, and reliability — without sacrificing developer experience. With PlanetScale, you get the power of horizontal sharding, non-blocking schema changes, and many more powerful database features without the pain of implementing them.

Familiar workflows

Branch schema like you branch your code.

Read-only regions

Replicate data across multiple regions.

Zero downtime imports

Get started in minutes. Keep your existing database running while we do the import.

No compromises

Unlimited scale and high database performance — you don’t have to choose.

Scale, performance, and reliability — without sacrificing developer experience

No compromises. With PlanetScale, you don’t have to choose between unlimited scale and high database performance. Get the power of an enterprise-grade database without the pain of managing one.


Unlimited scale and high database performance.

Keep sharding logic out of your application with our underlying architecture. MySQL connection limits are a thing of the past with PlanetScale built-in connection pooling and edge infrastructure.

Deploy Requests

Bring the DevOps workflow to the database.

Deploy your schema to production with no locking or downtime with non-blocking schema changes. Roll back problematic schema changes instantly without data loss.


Branch your database like you branch your code

Say goodbye to staging environments. Data Branches™ give you an isolated copy of your database in the cloud.


Unlock new velocity

Intelligent monitoring

Never miss a bad query

Fully integrated and real-time insights into your database performance. No third-party application monitoring platform required.

No random sampling

View 100% of your active queries.

Anomaly detection


Detect when your queries run slower than expected.

Learn more about Insights
PlanetScale’s battle-hardened foundation

Full force of open source technology

Built at Google to scale to billions of users, Vitess is the world’s most scalable open source database.

Powering the largest sites on earth

Vitess is the cloud-native MySQL technology that reaches planet scale.

Focus on innovation

PlanetScale employs the core team of Vitess maintainers.

What our customers have to say

The last thing we wanted to pay for was an engineering team to host our own database, especially when we were trying to get a product in the market. You don’t need to hire engineers to manage databases if you can pay somebody else to do it.

Karl Matthias

Engineering Director,

The enterprise-grade security and privacy practices your data deserves.

Your business deserves a
predictable database.

Give your engineers the power they deserve with
a PlanetScale database today.