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Grant McAlister

Amazon Web Services

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 Principle Consultant for Oracle Corporation. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science at the University of Alberta.

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We will do a deep dive into the exciting new features we recently released, including 9.6 support, new extensions, snapshot sharing, enhancements to encryption, vacuum and replication. We will also explore lessons we have learned managing a large fleet of PostgreSQL instances, including important tunables and possible gotchas around pg_upgrade. During the session we also cover our newly announced Aurora PostgreSQL compatible edition and Performance Insights, our new tool designed to help you understand database performance at a detailed level. We will also show benchmarks of new RDS instance types, and their value proposition.

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PGConf Local: Austin [PgConf.US]
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Cloud & Data
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Medium