Supported Databases

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 8.0.

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.
MySQL version 5.7 is EOL in v19 and users should upgrade to MySQL 8 before upgrading to Vitess v19.

See also #