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Vitess System Properties

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NameVitess
DescriptionScalable, distributed, cloud-native DBMS, extending MySQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.26
Rank#186  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitevitess.io
Technical documentationvitess.io/­docs
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation, PlanetScale
Initial release2013
Current release15.0.2, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsDocker
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
MySQL protocol
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency across shards
Immediate Consistency within a shard
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at shard level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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Recent citations in the news

Vitess, the database clustering system powering YouTube, graduates CNCF incubation
5 November 2019, SiliconANGLE News

PlanetScale Unveils Distributed MySQL Database Service Based on Vitess
18 May 2021, Datanami

PlanetScale grabs YouTube-developed open-source tech, promises Vitess DBaaS with on-the-fly schema changes
18 May 2021, The Register

Massively Scaling MySQL Using Vitess
19 February 2019, InfoQ.com

They scaled YouTube — now they’ll shard everyone with PlanetScale
13 December 2018, TechCrunch

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