Announcing Vitess 13


The Vitess maintainers are pleased to announce the general availability of Vitess 13.
Major Themes # In this release, Vitess maintainers have made significant progress in several areas, including query serving and cluster management.
Compatibility # This release comes with major compatibility improvements. We added support for a large number of character sets and improved our evaluation engine to perform more evaluations at the VTGate level. Gen4 planner is no longer experimental and we have used it to add support for a number of previously unsupported complex queries.