Gürkan İndibay

Gürkan İndibay


Software engineer at Microsoft. BSc in Computer Science. Life-long learner. Full stack developer. Interested in devops systems, machine learning, software architecture, and cloud systems. Dad.

Gürkan İndibay

Tips for installing Citus and Postgres packages

Written by By Gürkan İndibay | January 22, 2022 Jan 22, 2022

Citus is a great extension for scaling out Postgres databases horizontally. You can use Citus either on the cloud on Azure or you can download Citus open source and install it wherever. In this blog post, we will focus on Citus open source packaging and installation.

When you go to the Citus download page to download the Citus packages—or you visit the Citus open source docs—many of you jump straight to the install instructions and the particular OS you’re looking for. That way, you can get straight to sharding Postgres with Citus.

But what if you want to see which operating systems the Citus packages support? Or what if you want to install Citus with an older version of Postgres?

This post will answer these types of nitty-gritty questions about Citus packages and their usages. Specifically, this post will cover these questions:

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