What is Citus?
It's an extension to Postgres that distributes data and queries in a cluster of multiple machines. Its query engine parallelizes incoming SQL queries across these servers to enable human real-time (less than a second) responses on large datasets.
Citus is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
Citus is an open source tool with 4.4K GitHub stars and 342 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Citus's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Citus?
17 companies reportedly use Citus in their tech stacks, including Chime, Mux, and Heap.
22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Citus.
Java, PostgreSQL, Django, Heroku, and Rails are some of the popular tools that integrate with Citus. Here's a list of all 14 tools that integrate with Citus.
Pros of Citus
Jun 14, 2018 at 2:23AM
- Multi-Node Scalable PostgreSQL
- Built-in Replication and High Availability
- Real-time Reads/Writes On Multiple Nodes
- Multi-core Parallel Processing of Queries
- Tenant isolation
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