Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL - What's new and lessons learned
Grant McAlister is a Senior Principal Engineer at Amazon Web Services where he works on RDS - Amazon's Relational Database Service, the service he helped found 10 years ago. Prior to AWS, Grant was responsible for the performance, scalability and availability of Amazon's databases. Before joining Amazon.com in 1999, Grant worked as an Independent Database Consultant and as a Senior Principal Consultant for Oracle Corporation. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science at the University of Alberta.
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This session will provide a brief overview of the RDS service and then do a deep dive into the new features that we have released in the last few months including Read Replicas and supporting trigger based replications solutions . During the session we will also discuss the lessons learned n running a large fleet of PostgreSQL instances including specific recommendations.
- 30 min
- PGConf US 2015 [PgConf.US]