Newsroom

Links to Citus announcements, blog posts, & articles you might find useful.

You can find more interesting posts on our Citus Blog as well as our Azure Postgres blog on TechCommunity.

RELEASE NOTES

What’s new in the Citus 9.4 extension to Postgres

About the performance insights, improvements, and tuning capabilities in the Citus 9.4 open source release.

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STACKIFY BLOG

How to Create SQL Percentile Aggregates and Rollups with Postgresql and t-digest

Customer blog: How to Create SQL percentiles rollups at scale with Postgres, t-digest, and Citus.

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RELEASE NOTES

Release notes for Citus 9.3, the extension that scales out Postgres horizontally

What’s new in Citus 9.3, including advances to window functions, adaptive connection management, shard pruning, & INSERT..SELECT.

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PUSHOWL ENGINEERING BLOG

PushOwl Architecture in a Nutshell

Customer blog: Reporting and analytics are the beating heart of any marketing tool. How PushOwl uses Kafka, Postgres, & Citus.

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CUBA.PLATFORM BLOG

Multitenancy in CUBA with Citus

About implementing multi-tenant apps with the CUBA open source Java web framework, using Citus.

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AZURE POSTGRES BLOG

Microsoft Azure Welcomes PostgreSQL Committers

Q&A with the Postgres committers who have joined the Postgres team at Microsoft. Welcome!

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RELEASE NOTES

Citus 9.2 speeds up large scale HTAP workloads on Postgres

Citus 9.2 includes performance improvements for HTAP (hybrid transactional analytic processing) e.g. CTEs, aggregate functions, & re-partition joins.

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AZURE POSTGRES BLOG

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) now generally available

Announcement blog for Hyperscale (Citus), now GA as a built-in deployment option for Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

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AZURE POSTGRES BLOG

Azure Database for PostgreSQL and OSSDBs on Azure: Latest updates through Ignite 2019!

All the things about Azure Database for PostgreSQL and Hyperscale (Citus) announcements in Nov 2019 from Ignite.

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DEVERSITY BLOG

Scaling Postgres DB for better performance - per aspera ad Citus

A customer blog: How DEVersity transformed Postgres into a distributed database with Citus, so their client no longer has to worry about growth.

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SE DAILY PODCAST

Citus Data: Founding to Acquisition with Umur Cubukcu

In this episode, Umur Cubukcu joins the podcast to talk about the story of the company from its early days to its eventual acquisition.

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SMARTLY.IO BLOG

Scaling Our Analytical Processing Service: Sharding a PostgreSQL Database with Citus

Customer blog: sharding Postgres with Citus to handle massive scale. Covers how Smartly.io migrated to Citus, too.

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BLOG

Introducing Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Announcing the new Hyperscale (Citus) deployment option built into Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

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AZURE BLOG

Get high-performance scaling for your Azure database workloads with Hyperscale

Azure blog post explaining the benefits of Hyperscale capabilities in Azure databases, including Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

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MICROSOFT OPEN SOURCE BLOG

Introducing pg_auto_failover: Open source extension for automated failover and high-availability in PostgreSQL

Introducing pg_auto_failover to take care of keeping your Postgres database available. So you don’t have to.

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BLOG

Microsoft Acquires Citus Data: Creating the World’s Best Postgres Experience Together

We are so excited to share the news that Microsoft has acquired Citus Data. Hear more about the announcement in the blog post from our co-founders.

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THE NEW STACK PODCAST

Two Thought Leaders on Open Source Past, Present and Future

A podcast interview with Citus Data co-founder Umur Cubukcu & open source luminary Danese Cooper, by The New Stack's Bruce Gain. Including a cameo on Postgres, of course.

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ACTUALTECH MEDIA VIDEOS

Understanding the Architecture of Citus and Distributed PostgreSQL with CTO Ozgun Erdogan

Video interview about how Citus leverages the PostgreSQL extension APIs to scale out Postgres horizontally.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Why Citus Data is donating 1% equity to PostgreSQL organizations

Blog post by our CTO Ozgun Erdogan on why Citus Data donated 1% of our stock to the PostgreSQL open source community.

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PRESS RELEASE

Citus Data Donates 1% of Equity to Non-Profit PostgreSQL Organizations

The donation of 1% of Citus Data stock is being made to advance the growth of the open source PostgreSQL database in the US & Europe.

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TECHREPUBLIC

How one company’s donation model could show us a sustainable future for open source

From Matt Asay: Citus Data has a novel idea for funding the Postgres open source project, one that just might work elsewhere.

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APP DEVELOPER MAGAZINE

Why Citus Data is donating 1 percent equity to PostgreSQL foundations

The economics of open source are changing. An interview with co-founder Umur Cubukcu on why Citus Data donated 1% equity to the PostgreSQL non-profits.

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TECHTARGET

Citus Data donates 1% equity to non-profit PostgreSQL orgs

There’s open source and there’s open source. Post by Adrian Bridgwater on the Citus 1% stock donation.

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VMBLOG

Citus Data Talks Open Source Community and Pledge 1% Movement

Part of VMblog’s Expert Interviews, a Q&A with Citus Data CTO Ozgun Erdogan about open source, PostgreSQL, and Citus Data.

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IT BRIEFCASE

Why Donating Equity Can Lead to Greater Innovation in the Open Source World

An IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with Citus Data CTO Ozgun Erdogan on the Citus Data 1% stock donation to the PostgreSQL non-profits.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Announcing Citus 7.5: The right way to scale SaaS apps

New features that make scaling your SaaS multi-tenant database easier, including foreign key constraints from distributed to reference tables.

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AFFINITY BLOG

Scaling Postgres at Affinity with Citus

Customer blog: all about why the team at Affinity migrated from RDS Postgres to Citus to shard Postgres.

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SE DAILY PODCAST

Postgres Sharding and Scalability with Marco Slot

Interview with Citus Data principal engineer Marco Slot about the Citus approach to sharding Postgres.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Announcing Citus 7.4: Move fast and reduce technical debt

All about the latest release of our Citus distributed database that scales out Postgres. Citus 7.4 goals: reduce technical debt and improve release velocity.

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ALGOLIA BLOG

Building Real Time Analytics APIs at Scale

Customer blog: to provide near real-time analytics to customers on billions of queries per day, Algolia redesigned their analytics API from the ground up. With Citus.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Announcing Citus 7.3

Citus 7.3 is the latest release of the Citus database & includes broader SQL coverage, Tableau integration, the new TopN extension, & more.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Announcing TopN, a New Extension To PostgreSQL

TopN is a useful new open source extension to Postgres, that enables you to calculate the most frequently occurring values of a thing.

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THE NEW STACK

Citus Data Turns Postgres into a Scalable Distributed Database System

Team at Citus wants to make it so you never have to worry about scaling your Postgres database again.

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INFOWORLD

Why old-school Postgres is so hip again

Postgres is old as dirt, yet over the past five years it has panned out as pure gold.

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DATANAMI

Distributed PostgreSQL Settling Into Cloud

Citus gives you the horizontal scale of modern NoSQL, without giving up the transactional consistency and SQL of a relational database.

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STARTUP GRIND

What Happens to Your Database When Your SaaS app Takes Off?

Decision tree for SaaS databases — start relational, start with Postgres.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Citus 7.1: Window functions, distinct, distributed transactions, more

Announcing all the things in the stealth release of Citus 7.1, the latest version of worry-free Postgres that scales out.

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CHARTBEAT ENGINEERING

From CITUS Postgres, WITH love

Customer blog: powering an interactive, web-based historical dashboard with Citus. “Oh, and by the way, our queries got way faster.”

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BLOG

Podyn: DynamoDB to PostgreSQL replication and migration tool

With Podyn from Citus, you can automatically replicate schema, data, & changes in DynamoDB to Postgres.

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BRANDUR ARTICLE

A Comparison of Advanced, Modern Cloud Databases

Brandur’s analysis of the tradeoffs among cloud databases, looking at the most general purpose, most practical, & most interesting databases. Includes Citus.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Citus 7: Transactions, Framework Integration, and Postgres 10

When we started working on Citus, our vision was to combine the power of relational databases with the elastic scale of NoSQL.

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BLOG

Introducing WAL-G by Citus: Faster Disaster Recovery for Postgres

Introducing WAL-G, a new version of WAL-E, a continuous archiving utility to make it easy for Postgres users to prepare for & recover from disasters.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Announcing Citus 6.2: a multi-tenant database for a civilized age

All the highlights of new features in Citus 6.2, available as open source, in our on-prem enterprise version, and in our fully-managed database as a service.

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