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.