Are you running a Database in the cloud? Worried that you’re doing it wrong?
Engine Yard supports a broad set of databases, with lots of flexibility for customers to modify and configure their installations. But the freedom to adapt and extend standard functionality comes at the risk of unexpected negative consequences: seemingly benign modifications can seriously affect durability and performance.
During our years of helping customers, I've had the unique opportunity to observe common problems, patterns, and best practices with big (and not so big) data. In this talk I'll highlight the most common pitfalls and tell you how to avoid them (I will most likely rant about other things too!).