Citus is a distributed database that extends PostgreSQL, allowing you to continue using all the powerful Postgres features while still scaling.
Whether you're running into a ceiling on a single node, or need more performance for real-time analytical queries Citus can help.
CockroachDB is a distributed SQL database built on a transactional and strongly-consistent key-value store. It scales horizontally; survives disk, machine, rack, and even datacenter failures with minimal latency disruption and no manual intervention; supports strongly-consistent ACID transactions; and provides a familiar SQL API for structuring, manipulating, and querying data.
CockroachDB is inspired by Google’sand technologies, and it’s completely .
Citus Data is ranked 18th in Relational Databases while CockroachDB is ranked 9th in Relational Databases with 1 review. Citus Data is rated 0.0, while CockroachDB is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of CockroachDB writes "Distributed database solution used to sample big data sets and structure databases". Citus Data is most compared with SQL Server, YugabyteDB, Amazon Aurora, SingleStore and Vertica, whereas CockroachDB is most compared with Oracle Database, SQL Server, SingleStore, MySQL and MariaDB.
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