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Jason Petersen

Jason Petersen

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Early team member at Citus Data. Plays piano, gardens, & samples new restaurants.

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What it means to be a Postgres extension

Written by By Jason Petersen | October 25, 2017 Oct 25, 2017

Nearly 18 months ago, we open sourced our Citus distributed database and “unforked it” from PostgreSQL by refactoring Citus into a PostgreSQL extension. Seasoned PostgreSQL users likely already know of and use popular PostgreSQL extensions, such as hstore, PostGIS, and pg_stat_statements; however, we realized some of you might appreciate a recap of our journey from fork to extension and beyond.

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Announcing pg_shard 1.2

Written by By Jason Petersen | July 30, 2015 Jul 30, 2015

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 hard at work addressing some of those customer needs...

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Webinar on Sharding and Scaling PostgreSQL on April 29th

Written by By Jason Petersen | April 22, 2015 Apr 22, 2015

I am hosting a webinar on April 29th at 10:00 am Pacific time to discuss the core principles of PostgreSQL database scaling. The webinar will enable attendees to avoid common mistakes that limit future system capabilities.

During the webinar, I will...

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Announcing pg_shard 1.1

Written by By Jason Petersen | March 18, 2015 Mar 18, 2015

Last winter, we open-sourced pg_shard, a transparent sharding extension for PostgreSQL. It brought straightforward sharding capabilities to PostgreSQL, allowing tables and queries to be distributed across any number of servers.

Today we’re excited...

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pg_shard, Shard and scale out PostgreSQL

Written by By Jason Petersen | December 4, 2014 Dec 4, 2014

Notice: Citus is now a successor to pg_shard. We encourage you to take a look at it if you need help with Postgres sharding.

Today we’re excited to announce pg_shard, a transparent sharding extension for PostgreSQL. Without requiring any changes to...

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