Restrictions on PostgreSQL Cloud DBaaS
Simon works as an Architect and Developer of new features for PostgreSQL, setting technical directions for 2ndQuadrant and as a Database Systems Architect for 2ndQuadrant customers. Simon is the author of PostgreSQL 9 Admin Cookbook.
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