Lightning Talk: Amazon RDS offers the ability to modify a production MySQL database with the click of a button. But even if the "modify" button is very tempting, it can easily backfire with unintended consequences. The talk will cover simple scenarios where you should hold your nerve and clicking that button should be the last option you consider.
Renato is a software & cloud architect, a digital nomad and a slow runner. He has over 10 years experience as a software engineer, tech lead and cloud services specialist in Italy, UK, Portugal and Germany. He currently lives in Berlin and works remotely as senior software/system architect for Funambol inc. Location-based services and relational databases are his main working interests. Trail running, developing basic skills for Alexa and finding connections between running and software development are his main hobbies. He holds a MSc degree in Physics and a MSc in Computing Science.