Chayan Biswas is a Sr. Product Manager with the Amazon RDS team, currently focusing on Amazon Aurora MySQL, RDS MySQL, and RDS MariaDB engines. Prior to RDS, he was a Sr. PM in the management tools space and worked on key services such as AWS Config, Config Rules, and CloudTrail. In his prior career, Chayan spent nearly 8 years in enterprise IT, designing and implementing large scale distributed ecommerce solutions as a solution architect. Chayan received his Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from the Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and an undergraduate degree in Engineering from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India.
Amazon RDS is a fully-managed database service that allows you to launch an optimally configured, secure and highly available database with just a few clicks. It manages time-consuming database administration tasks, freeing you up to focus on your applications and business. This keynote features the latest news and announcements from RDS including the launches of Aurora Serverless, Parallel Query, Backtrack, RDS MySQL 8.0, PostgreSQL 10.0, Performance Insights, and several other recent innovations.
In recent years, MySQL has become a top database choice for new application development and migration from overpriced, restrictive commercial databases. We'll provide an overview of the MySQL and MariaDB options available on AWS, and do a deep dive on Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), a fully-managed MySQL service, and Amazon Aurora, a MySQL-compatible database with up to 5x the performance and many additional innovations.