Vitess is a database clustering system for horizontal scaling of MySQL.

Vitess was accepted to CNCF on February 5, 2018 and is at the Graduated project maturity level.

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Recorded programs about Vitess

Case studies that use Vitess


20bil Queries per day

November 25, 2019

How Slack leverages Vitess to keep pace with ever-growing storage needs

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2x Production load

November 8, 2019

To support ‘immense scaling,’ HubSpot turns to Vitess for sharding and automation

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Latest tweets from Vitess

Case study on how @SlackHQ uses Vitess: featured on the @CloudNativeFdn homepage
Also worth revisiting the blog post from @SlackEng on how they got to 100% on Vitess

Keeping track of schema changes on a distributed database is hard. Our maintainer @fouioui writes about how we solve this in Vitess