What is PlanetScale?
PlanetScale is a MySQL-compatible 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.
Branch schema like you branch your code.
Unlimited scale and high database performance — you don’t have to choose.
Support globally distributed applications with read-only regions.
Get started in minutes. Keep your existing database running while we do the import.
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.
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.
Performing initial import from external database
|4,123 rows imported
|254,998 rows imported
|844 rows imported
954,123 / 954,123 rows
Bring over your current data. No downtime. Like magic.
Data imports get you up and running with a simple move from your existing database to a PlanetScale database. Free of worry from downtime, data loss, or complicated migrations.
- Keep your existing database running while we do the import
- No data loss throughout the entire import
- Convenient dashboard tool that requires no tedious exporting