Vitess: Introduction and New Features

Deepthi Sigireddi, Sugu Sougoumarane at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2020

Vitess is a cloud-native storage solution that can scale indefinitely. In this session, we will first cover a high level overview of Vitess features, the architecture, and what database workloads are a good fit. This will be followed by demos of the exciting new features that have been built in the last 6 months: - Automatic failover - Online schema changes with gh-ost or pt-osc - Compatibility with popular MySQL frameworks like Ruby on Rails and Spring - Streaming and Change Data Capture workflows with VReplication