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10X Faster Analytics Queries on Postgres with Citus—a Live Demo
Join Samay Sharma, Lead Solutions Engineer at Citus Data, for a live demo of Citus Cloud, our fully-managed database as a service that scales out Postgres horizontally.

This live demo will compare the performance of analytics queries for a Citus database cluster vs. single-node Postgres. We’ll talk about how Citus shards Postgres—and how query performance scales linearly with the size of the Citus database cluster. And we’ll look at a few Postgres EXPLAIN plans generated by the query planner, to explore how Citus improves query performance by 10X or more.

Jul 25, 2018 10:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Samay Sharma
Lead Solutions Engineer @CitusData
Samay joined Citus Data over 5 years ago as a software engineering intern before finishing his degree in Computer Science at IIIT Hyderabad. Flash forward to today, he is now the Lead Solutions Engineer. In his earlier years at Citus, he created new features and wrote documentation. These days he spends his time onboarding customers, and demo’ing the Citus distributed database to those who want to learn whether our sharded Postgres will help them scale out their application. When he's not at work, you’ll find him at the theatre watching Bollywood movies.