PlanetScale is a MySQL-compatible, serverless database platform built on the tested scalability of Vitess. With predictable scale, workflow velocity, and the ability to deploy features without downtime, we empower development teams to do more with their time. PlanetScale created Vitess, a MySQL sharding solution powering products such as YouTube, Slack, Square and many more. PlanetScale’s expertise helps such businesses scale their new and existing infrastructure faster.
PlanetScale's core mission is centered around simplifying and revolutionizing the way organizations manage and scale their databases. By providing a robust and reliable database-as-a-service platform, PlanetScale empowers businesses to seamlessly handle massive amounts of data without compromising performance or security. Their ultimate goal is to enable companies to focus on innovation and growth, while PlanetScale takes care of the complex database infrastructure, fostering a more efficient and agile tech industry.
- Openness: PlanetScale values transparency and honesty in all aspects of the company, promoting open communication and a willingness to share knowledge and ideas.
- Empowerment: PlanetScale empowers its employees to take ownership of their work and make decisions that drive the company forward, fostering a culture of autonomy and accountability.
- Innovation: PlanetScale encourages creativity and innovation, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the database industry and driving the development of cutting-edge technology.
- Diversity and Inclusion: PlanetScale is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, valuing and respecting the unique perspectives and experiences of all employees.
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Co-Founder & CTO
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