Vitess Project Joins to Enable Distributed Database Workloads
We are happy to announce that Vitess has been accepted as an incubation-level project. Originally created as an internal solution by YouTube to handle scaling for massive amounts of storage, Vitess is a database orchestration system for horizontal scaling of MySQL through generalized sharding. Some other features include:
- Enables MySQL to run in the cloud
- Cloud-native functionality such as support for automatic failover/recovery, replication and rolling upgrades
- Query routing, rewriting and sanitization, blacklisting, streaming, and de-duping
Learn more about Vitess’ features and some of the incredible organizations actively contributing to the project.