What is Vitess?
It is a database solution for deploying, scaling and managing large clusters of MySQL instances. It’s architected to run as effectively in a public or private cloud architecture as it does on dedicated hardware. It combines and extends many important MySQL features with the scalability of a NoSQL database.
Vitess is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
Vitess is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Vitess's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Vitess?
11 companies reportedly use Vitess in their tech stacks, including Slack, Hubspot, and bigin.
36 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Vitess.
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Jobs that mention Vitess as a desired skillset
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Vitess Alternatives & Comparisons
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It has an advanced multi-core architecture. It's built from the ground up to support hundreds of thousands of concurrent connections, multiplexed to potentially hundreds of backend servers. It helps you squeeze the last drop of performance out of your MySQL cluster, without controlling the applications that generate the queries.