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What Happens to Your Database When Your SaaS app Takes Off?

Claire Giordano
Nov 25, 2017 · 7 min read

From 4:00am pages to not having to worry about your database

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Database decision tree for SaaS businesses. Image credit: Craig Kerstiens.

Decision tree for SaaS databases — start relational, start with Postgres

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Chicken scratchings by Craig Kerstiens, Head of Cloud at Citus Data

Use technologies for the scale you’re at

Catnip for SaaS businesses who love Postgres

Tl;dr about the Citus Cloud 2 announcement

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Flywheel for SaaS Databases. Ft. Postgres and Citus

Today’s database flywheel for SaaS applications

You no longer have to give up Postgres when your SaaS application becomes an overnight success

So here’s to the new SaaS database flywheel, starring Postgres and Citus

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Founders and builders of the Citus database: Ozgun Erdogan, Sumedh Pathak, and Umur Cubukcu.
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Maker of lists. Making things happen. Started life as a software engineer in developer tools. Alum of Sun, Amazon, Quantum, Brown. Now VP Marketing @citusdata.

Startup Grind

Stories, tips, and learnings from and for startups around the world. Welcoming submissions re: startup education, tech trends, product, design, hiring, growth, investing, and more. Interested in submitting? Visit our submission form here: https://airtable.com/shrShpeN89HrzCzOB

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