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

Scalable Real-time Product Search using Citus

Marco Slot | Apr 28, 2016
Scalable Real-time Product Search using PostgreSQL with Citus Product search is a common, yet sometimes challenging use-case for online retailers and marketplaces. It typically involves a combination... Read More



Introducing Citus Cloud

Craig Kerstiens | Apr 19, 2016
Introducing Citus Cloud At Citus we believe in making databases easier. Key to that is empowering users to scale Postgres beyond the typical limits of a single node. Our latest Citus release makes it... Read More

Master-less Distributed Queue with Postgres and PG Paxos

Marco Slot | Apr 13, 2016
Master-less Distributed Queue with PG Paxos The following post is contributed by 8Kdata. An introduction to pg_paxos Pg_paxos is a database level implementation of the widely renowned Paxos protocol,... Read More

Five ways to paginate in Postgres, from the basic to the exotic

Joe Nelson | Mar 30, 2016
Five ways to paginate in Postgres, from the basic to the exotic It may surprise you that pagination, pervasive as it is in web applications, is easy to implement inefficiently. In this article we'll e... Read More

Citus Unforks From PostgreSQL, Goes Open Source

Ozgun Erdogan | Mar 24, 2016
Citus Unforks From PostgreSQL, Goes Open Source When we started working on CitusDB 1.0 four years ago, we envisioned scaling out relational databases. We loved Postgres (and the elephant) and picked... Read More

Interactive Analytics on GitHub Data using PostgreSQL with Citus

Marco Slot | Mar 23, 2016
Interactive Analytics on GitHub Data using PostgreSQL with Citus With the Citus extension, you can use PostgreSQL to build applications that interactively query large data sets, for example analytica... Read More

PGConfSV 2015 Financial Recap

Utku Azman | Mar 3, 2016
The first annual PGConfSV that took place in November 2015 saw a good level of attendance with 270+ registrants, 31 speakers and 9 sponsors. Of course if you missed it you can check out the collection... Read More

AlphaGo

Brian Cloutier | Feb 22, 2016
For a game the western world doesn't know much about Go is implausibly harder than Chess. Forget playing it, it's hard to even tell who's winning. Humans have trouble scoring a half-completed game bet... Read More

cstore_fdw 1.4 released

Murat Tuncer | Jan 19, 2016
Citus Data is excited to announce the release of cstore_fdw 1.4. cstore_fdw is an open source columnar store extension for PostgreSQL that compresses your database tables and reduces disk I/O. cstore... Read More

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