Integrating PlanetScale with Vercel in a few steps
Together Vercel and PlanetScale combine a serverless platform with a scalable and easy-to-use database providing an incredible development experience with limitless scale.
Serverless finally has a database
The dream behind PlanetScale is to serve the modern application developer’s needs as well as something like GitHub does for code.
Non-Blocking Schema Changes
Non-blocking schema changes let you push updates to your database without fear of blocking your databases locking individual tables or slowing down production during schema migrations.
Announcing PlanetScale: The database for developers.
PlanetScale is the first database designed for developer workflows on top of the technology of the hyperscalers.
International Women’s Day 2021
To celebrate International Women’s Day we took some time to ask ourselves the women of PlanetScale what questions we’d want to answer and then share regarding our careers in tech.
Announcing Vitess 9.0
On behalf of the Vitess maintainers I am pleased to announce the general availability of Vitess 9.
Announcing Vitess 8.0
On behalf of the Vitess maintainers team I am pleased to announce the general availability of Vitess 8 for MySQL.
Pitfalls of isolation levels in distributed databases
The more loosely coupled components are in a distributed system the better it scales
MySQL semi-sync replication: durability consistency and split brains
We look at some basics and follow up to present scenarios that require higher level intervention to ensure availability and to avoid split brains from taking place.
Consensus algorithms at scale: Part 3 - Use cases
Consensus Use Cases
Orchestrator failure detection and recovery: New Beginnings
How the new integration adds new failure detection and recovery scenarios making orchestrator’s operation goal-oriented.
Consensus algorithms at scale: Part 2 - Rules of consensus
The Rules of Consensus
On joining PlanetScale and the vision of open source database infrastructure
Why I joined PlanetScale to work on Vitess and PlanetScaleDB and what I perceive Vitess can become in the MySQL open source ecosystem.
Consensus algorithms at scale: Part 1 - Introduction
This is a multi-part blog series and will be updated with links to the corresponding posts.
Learn Horizontal Scaling on PlanetScaleDB with Vitess — Rate Puppies in a Rust app with Sharded MySQL Database
Rate Puppies in a Rust app with Sharded MySQL Database
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.
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.
Announcing Vitess 6
I am excited to announce the general availability of Vitess 6 the second release to follow our new accelerated release schedule.
ACID Transactions are not just for banks - the Vitess approach
Build systems that do not lose data. Vitess prevents asynchronous failure in two ways: (1) ensuring that the changes are saved locally on storage with the redo log and binary logs safely written to disk and (2) making use of semi-synchronous replication.
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.
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.