May 26, 2018

Horizontally scale Postgresql using sharding and replication

What is Citus?

  • Open-source PostgreSQL extension not a fork
  • Scalable across multiple hosts through sharding and replication
  • Distributed engine for query parallelization
  • Highly available in the face of host failures

Citus horizontally scales PostgreSQL across commodity servers using sharding and replication. Its query engine parallelizes incoming SQL queries across these servers to enable real-time responses on large datasets.

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