Thoughts on scaling out PostgreSQL, big data architectures, distributed systems, and the PostgreSQL community

Webinar on Columnar Store for PostgreSQL using cstore_fdw on September 9th

Marco Slot | Sep 1, 2015 | Comments (0)
Please join me on September 9th at 10 am Pacific Time for my webinar entitled "Columnar Store for PostgreSQL using cstore_fdw". This webinar will give you a comprehensive overview of cstore_fdw, an... Read More

PGConf Silicon Valley Talks Posted

Terry Erisman | Aug 25, 2015 | Comments (0)
We are pleased to announce that the PGConf Silicon Valley breakout sessions and tutorials are now posted on the conference website. Our outstanding Conference Committee has worked through the large po... Read More

A futuristic pg_shard demo: a scalable, dynamically changing row and columnar store in PostgreSQL

Marco Slot | Aug 19, 2015 | Comments (0)
At this year's PGCon, we gave a talk on pg_shard that included a futuristic pg_shard demo: a distributed table with JSONB fields, backed by a dynamically changing row and columnar store. The demo is b... Read More

Announcing CitusDB 4.1

Sumedh Pathak | Aug 15, 2015 | Comments (0)
We're excited to announce general availability of CitusDB 4.1, which is based on the new PostgreSQL 9.4.4 release. CitusDB is a scalable database with massively parallel query processing for real-time... Read More

cstore_fdw 1.3 released

Hadi Moshayedi | Jul 30, 2015 | Comments (0)
Citus Data is excited to announce the release of cstore_fdw 1.3. cstore_fdw is an open source columnar store extension for PostgreSQL that compresses your database tables and reduces disk I/O. cstore_... Read More

Announcing pg_shard 1.2

Jason Petersen | Jul 30, 2015 | Comments (0)
pg_shard continues to gain momentum as a straightforward sharding extension for PostgreSQL. We’re ecstatic each time we hear about a new deployment and are always considering what’s next. We’ve been h... Read More

First PGConf Silicon Valley Speakers Announced

Ozgun Erdogan | Jul 23, 2015 | Comments (0)
As a member of the PGConf Silicon Valley Conference Committee, I'm extremely happy with the volume and quality of the talks submitted to the conference. The Committee has been working hard on sorting... Read More

How to scale PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS using pg_shard

Marco Slot | Jul 15, 2015 | Comments (0)
This blog post presents a proof-of-concept for setting up a scalable PostgreSQL cluster using Amazon RDS in combination with pg_shard. The pg_shard extension is meant primarily for scaling out NoSQL-l... Read More

Webinar on Parallelizing Analytical Queries in PostgreSQL on June 10th

Marco Slot | Jun 4, 2015 | Comments (0)
Learn how to parallelize analytical queries in PostgreSQL through sharding. Join Marco Slot from Citus Data at 10:00 AM PDT on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 for a webinar which will discuss how to use para... Read More