Brussels / 1 & 2 February 2014


Scaling with go: Youtube's Vitess

In this talk YouTube Engineer Sugu Sougoumarane describes how they built Vitess in Go to help scale YouTube.

Vitess is a set of servers and tools primarily developed in go. It's meant to facilitate scaling of MySQL databases for the web. It's currently used as a fundamental component of YouTube's MySQL infrastructure. The talk will cover some history about how and why the team chose Go, and how it paid off. Sugu will also cover tips and techniques used to scale Vitess using Go.


Sugu Sougoumarane