Vitess deploys, scales and manages clusters of open-source SQL database instances. Currently, Vitess supports the MySQL and Percona Server for MySQL databases.
The VTGate proxy server advertises its version as MySQL 5.7.
MySQL versions 5.7 to 8.0 #
Vitess supports the core features of MySQL versions 5.7 to 8.0, with some limitations. Vitess also supports Percona Server for MySQL versions 5.7 to 8.0.
For new Vitess installations, MySQL or Percona Server for MySQL version 8 are recommended.
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