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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.
On behalf of the Vitess maintainers, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Vitess 9.
On behalf of the Vitess maintainers team, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Vitess 8 for MySQL.
The more loosely coupled components are in a distributed system, the better it scale
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 Use Cases
how the new integration adds new failure detection and recovery scenarios, making orchestrator’s operation goal-oriented.
The Rules of Consensus
Why I joined PlanetScale to work on Vitess and PlanetScaleDB, and what I perceive Vitess can become in the MySQL open source ecosystem.
This is a multi-part blog series and will be updated with links to the corresponding posts.
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.
Here at PlanetScale we hear some concerns about the reliability of Vitess and its capabilities with regards to data loss.
I am excited to announce the general availability of Vitess 6, the second release to follow our new accelerated release schedule.
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.
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.
It's easier than ever to contribute to Vitess. The test suite migration from Python to golang makes Vitess more developer friendly.