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Announcing Vitess 17
Open source

Announcing Vitess 17

In this release of Vitess, several significant enhancements have been introduced to improve the compatibility, performance, and usability of the system.

Matt Lord
Optimizing query planning in Vitess: a step-by-step approach
Open source

Optimizing query planning in Vitess: a step-by-step approach

See how Vitess acts as a database proxy that creates an illusion of a single database when technically, the query is sent to multiple MySQL instances.

Andres Taylor
Announcing Vitess 16
Open source

Announcing Vitess 16

Vitess 16 is now generally available with updates to VDiff v2 VTOrc MySQL compatibility and more.

Vitess Engineering Team
Announcing Vitess 15
Open source

Announcing Vitess 15

Vitess 15 is now generally available with updates to VTOrc VTAdmin MySQL compatibility and more.

Vitess Engineering Team
Announcing Vitess 14
Open source

Announcing Vitess 14

Learn about what was just released in Vitess 14

Vitess Engineering Team
Grouping and aggregations on Vitess
Open source

Grouping and aggregations on Vitess

Vitess is a database proxy that creates an illusion of a single database when in reality the query is sent to multiple MySQL instances.

Andres Taylor
Announcing Vitess 13
Open source

Announcing Vitess 13

Learn about the Vitess 13 release.

Florent Poinsard
Announcing Vitess 9.0
Open source

Announcing Vitess 9.0

On behalf of the Vitess maintainers I am pleased to announce the general availability of Vitess 9.

Alkin Tezuysal
Announcing Vitess 8.0
Open source

Announcing Vitess 8.0

On behalf of the Vitess maintainers team I am pleased to announce the general availability of Vitess 8 for MySQL.

Alkin Tezuysal
Announcing Vitess 7
Open source

Announcing Vitess 7

On behalf of the Vitess maintainers team I am pleased to announce the general availability of Vitess 7. Major Themes Improved SQL Support We continued to progress towards (almost) full MySQL compatibility.

Deepthi Sigireddi
Debunking 3 myths about Vitess fault tolerance
Open source

Debunking 3 myths about Vitess fault tolerance

Here at PlanetScale we hear some concerns about the reliability of Vitess and its capabilities with regards to data loss.

Abhi Vaidyanatha
Announcing Vitess 6
Open source

Announcing Vitess 6

I am excited to announce the general availability of Vitess 6 the second release to follow our new accelerated release schedule.

Morgan Tocker
Videos: Intro to Vitess—its powerful capabilities and how to get started
Open source

Videos: Intro to Vitess—its powerful capabilities and how to get started

This video playlist featuring Vitess co-creator Sugu Sougoumarane is an excellent resource to learn more about the features and capabilities of open source Vitess.

Abhi Vaidyanatha
PlanetScale migrates open source Vitess test suite from Python to Go
Open source

PlanetScale migrates open source Vitess test suite from Python to Go

It’s easier than ever to contribute to Vitess. The test suite migration from Python to golang makes Vitess more developer friendly.

Deepthi Sigireddi