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“Thanks to Citus, we’re powering a product that is really kind of magical.”

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High Performers Who Are Already Using Citus

Stories From Happy Citus Customers

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Heap provides analytics on every web & mobile app action for over 6,000 customers, using a 40 node Citus database cluster.

Thanks to Citus, we’re powering a product that is really kind of magical for a lot of customers. The speed and performance of our database make it possible for them to immediately perform truly advanced analytics on any user activities they want to explore.

Dan Robinson, CTO at Heap
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Thanks to Citus, Freshworks is now able to give their users super-fast historical and real-time analytics on live service chats.

Usually for analytics applications, acceptable response times can be a matter of seconds… With Citus, it’s amazing. The response time on long-term queries of billions of rows is on the order of milliseconds. Citus is so darn fast!

Deepak Balasubramanyam, Technical Architect for Freshchat, Freshworks
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Citus gives Chartbeat the performance they need for an interactive analytics dashboard whose data is growing by >2.6B rows/month.

Our goal was to shard on a per-customer basis to scale out and improve performance, but we didn’t want to spend our engineering time to shard at the application layer. The Citus database makes sharding simple.

Wesley Chow, CTO at Chartbeat
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With 5500+ customers using its search API, Algolia needed a lightning-fast database that was not a pain to maintain.

At Algolia, our job is to provide the best search as a service, not to maintain clusters of PostgreSQL servers. We really wanted a database that scales, a database we wouldn’t have to worry about. Citus has given us that.

Sylvain Friquet, Software Engineer, Algolia
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Citus gives Sportradar the right balance of ad-hoc dynamic queries, database speed, and scalability for their radar360 analytics.

Redshift wasn’t the right fit for a real-time web dashboard with ad-hoc queries that need to return in sub-second times. The upfront execution plan compile time for each new ad-hoc query was too slow/variable. Citus did not have that overhead & allowed us to have scale, speed and dynamic ad-hoc queries.

Michael Moser, Head of Product Development, Sportradar
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By adopting Citus Cloud, Copper (formerly ProsperWorks) scaled out Postgres without having to re-architect their SaaS application.

By adopting Citus Cloud to scale out Postgres, we didn’t have to slow down feature development to shard at the application level. For us, Citus was the fastest and best way to protect our engineering throughput while still scaling the database.

Kelly Cheng, CTO & Co-Founder at Copper
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Migration to Citus was easy: PersistIQ’s multi-tenant Ruby gem integrated seamlessly with the Citus Cloud database.

We want to focus on our application and our core business, not on managing our database. Sometimes it’s just better to use technology that is battle-tested. Citus already takes care of sharding Postgres for many customers—why should we reinvent the wheel?

Cyrus Karbassiyoon, CTO, PersistIQ
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With Citus Cloud, PushOwl meets real-time performance requirements during a period of rapid growth.

With Citus Cloud, we don’t have to worry about our infrastructure. That’s one of the main reasons I’m on Citus. We don’t have to think about DevOps anymore. We’re automatically and seamlessly scaling in the cloud, and we’re now managing more than 6,500 ecommerce stores.

Shashank Kumar, Founder, PushOwl
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Kixer switched to Citus Cloud from single-node RDS because of Citus’ massive scale out capability for both reads and writes. Also, Postgres.

Moving from RDS to Citus, we were able to linearly scale up write throughput. Our read latency remains good, with most queries averaging 1 millisecond of execution time or under.

Cody Koeninger, Chief Architect, Kixer
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Pex delivers ultra-fast search results & revolutionary analytics by using Citus to scale out Postgres on Google Cloud.

Customers ask how many weeks they have to wait for results, but with Citus it takes us roughly three minutes. The difference is so striking compared to our competitors, customers usually struggle to understand how we can do it.

Rasty Turek, Founder and CEO, Pex
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ConvertFlow queries that used to take 15-30+ seconds have been reduced to less than 500 milliseconds with Citus.

Then we discovered Citus Cloud, which would allow us to stick with Postgres and shard our database by customer.

Jonathan Denney, CTO & Co-Founder, ConvertFlow
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MixRank has dramatically increased performance and cut costs by deploying Citus for their transactional data and analytics.

The Citus open source extension to Postgres, deployed on a 20-node Citus cluster with SSDs, has enabled us to achieve phenomenal I/O parallelism and I/O throughput. We have been able to dramatically increase performance and also to cut costs. Citus has been a game-changer for our business.

Scott Milliken, Founder & CEO at MixRank
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Agari secures 85% of US consumer emails. Agari uses Citus to deliver interactive insights to customers & deep analytics for BI.

Citus is a cost-effective solution that delivers the interactive insight our customers demand and the querying and processing power our internal team needs for deep analytics and business intelligence.

Vidur Apparao, CTO of Agari
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