In this short side-by-side performance comparison of Citus vs. single-node
Postgres, our engineer Marco Slot walks through the benefits of using
Citus to scale out Postgres. He shines a light on the performance of
a 4-node Citus database cluster. Enjoy the bleeps.
Watch the side-by-side comparison →
Citus 7.3 improves support for complex analytical queries, provides integration
with Tableau and other BI tools, and supports the open source Postgres
extension, TopN. The features in this latest Citus database release are
particularly useful for real-time analytics workloads.
Ozgun’s take on Citus 7.3 →
Postgres 9.5 allows you to restrict data access at the row level, giving
you an extra layer of security. Because Citus is an extension to Postgres,
we’re able to leverage all the great Postgres features, including row
level security. This post walks you through how to set up row level security
on a Citus database cluster.
Read more about row level security in Citus →
ProsperWorks is the #1 CRM for G Suite. The ProsperWorks team needed a fully-managed
cloud database to handle the growth of their user base—without having
to re-architect their SaaS application. And with the Citus Cloud database,
they found it.
See how ProsperWorks scales out →
Postgres is an awesome database. Just awesome. And Citus is built on top
of Postgres. As a team, our engineers value the foundation Citus is built
on and regularly aim to contribute back. Here’s an interesting read on
how some of the Citus engineers recently reviewed Postgres patches as
part of the PostgreSQL commitfest.
See how Citus engineers review Postgres patches →
Citus Cloud now supports custom configuration of your Citus database clusters
on Citus Cloud. You’ll find the new customization tab within your Citus
Cloud console. The ability to customize your PostgreSQL config should
leave you more enabled than ever when it comes to keeping your app performant
Read the post on custom configs in Citus Cloud →
Today, both traditional and digital-native publishers are taking steps to
become more data-savvy. By analyzing data on reader behaviors and preferences,
publishers can optimize reader engagement and make smarter editorial
decisions. Choosing the Citus Cloud database with multi-tenant sharding
capabilities helped accelerate the Chartbeat launch and avoid time-consuming
More on how Chartbeat uses Citus →
We’re excited to release turnkey integration for one of the more popular
tools out there to monitor Citus Cloud clusters: Datadog. In this post,
Craig explains how you can get key stats on your database with our Datadog
integration, so you can easily monitor status before issues arise.
Read about Datadog and Citus →
People seem to love lists of the most popular things. Whether it’s the top grossing sales reps or the most visited pages on your website, for most of us, there is usually something for which we want to know the top “N”. Inspired by Algolia, a Citus Data customer, TopN is a new extension to Postgres which we are excited to make available to the PostgreSQL community. In this post, Furkan tells us all the things about TopN. Learn more about TopN →
To provide near real-time analytics to their customers on billions of search
queries per day, Algolia recently redesigned their analytics API from
the ground up using the Citus distributed database. In this post, engineer
Sylvain Friquet of Algolia explains how.
Read the Algolia engineering blog →
Citans sure do talk a lot. More coming in May. And slide decks from recent