Citus 11.1 now can shard your Postgres tables without interruption

published on 2022/10/04

In the latest release (11.1), our Citus database team at Microsoft improved the application’s experience and avoided blocking writes during important operations like distributing tables and tenant isolation. These new capabilities built on the experience gained from developing the shard rebalancer, which uses logical replication to avoid blocking writes. In addition, we made the shard rebalancer faster and more user-friendly; also, we prepared for the upcoming PostgreSQL 15 release. This post gives you a quick tour of the major changes in Citus 11.1, including:


This fantastic product is getting better. It is also now a fully open source product where all of its features are available for anyone for free.