Restrictions on PostgreSQL Cloud DBaaS
Simon Riggs is the Founder and CEO of 2ndQuadrant. With more than 30 years of experience in the Database Technology industry, he is one of the few major developers and committers to the open source PostgreSQL project having contributed in every release to date. He is also co-author of the "PostgreSQL Administration Cookbook" series.
PostgreSQL has many good features and works well in a variety of environments. Questions are frequently asked about "Why does PostgreSQL have this restriction?", and typical answers are along the lines of "err... PostgreSQL allows that, its just your cloud provider that blocks you from using that". So let's have a look at what restrictions are imposed by various clouds - what downsides are there and what alternatives exist? Cloud DBaaS covered will be, in alphabetical order, Amazon RDS, Compose.io, Heroku and maybe a few others if we have time.
- 50 min
- PGConf US 2017 [PgConf.US]