Vitess is the cloud native, open source technology powering PlanetScale. Here’s why we love it:
Transparent horizontal sharding allows for an unlimited number of database shards without adding complexity to your application. Vitess has seen millions of queries per second in production and has yet to hit scale limitations.
Developed at YouTube to run on Borg, the inspiration for Kubernetes, Vitess is ideally suited for running databases in Kubernetes. Get started with Vitess on Kubernetes using the open source Vitess operator.