Tips and Tricks with Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL
Amazon Web Services
Manager, RDS PostgreSQL
Jignesh Shah is manager for Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL with Amazon Web Services. At AWS, he works on PostgreSQL engines including Amazon RDS PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility. He has worked with PostgreSQL since 2005 and has earlier released application and database lifecycle products using PostgreSQL at appOrbit and VMware. He is an active member of the PostgreSQL community for a long time publishing a first standards accepted benchmark using PostgreSQL when he was at Sun Microsystems. His interests are in Cloud technologies involving Operating Systems, Containers and Databases.
Managed database services are gaining in popularity. In this session we look at how best to configure Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL and also look at common user operations of using RDS for PostgreSQL. We will also look beyond common user operations and into some specific optimizations related to upgrade, logical replication, performance, and reducing downtime.