Build Systems that Drive Business
30–31 Oct 2018: Training
31 Oct–2 Nov 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Jitendra Vaidya

Jitendra Vaidya
Cofounder and CEO, PlanetScale Inc.


Jitendra Vaidya is cofounder and CEO at PlanetScale. Jiten has over 25 years of experience as a software engineer and manager. He was one of the first engineers to transfer from Google to YouTube, where he carried a pager and built stability and automation around MySQL. He also worked at Dropbox and the United States Digital Service (USDS). Jiten enjoys reading and hiking in his spare time.


13:1513:55 Thursday, 1 November 2018
Distributed Data
Location: Buckingham Room - Palace Suite
Secondary topics:  Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Jitendra Vaidya (PlanetScale Inc.), Rafael Chacon (Slack)
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Jitendra Vaidya and Rafael Chacon offer an overview of Vitess, a database solution for deploying, scaling, and managing large MySQL clusters. Jitendra and Rafael then walk you through migrating an app that uses an unsharded MySQL database to first run unsharded under Vitess and use Vitess to shard the database while continuing to serve traffic. Read more.