Accelerating Application Development Cycles using Amazon RDS


Want to know how Tweetdeck, Flipboard, and Gumi use MySQL in the cloud? Join the Amazon RDS team in this session and learn how to speed up your app development cycles. Studies show Database architects and engineers spend more than 40% of their app development time on installing, upgrading and managing low value database management tasks. In addition, they often have to wrestle with IT for compute and storage resources to scale the database to meet the fast growing needs of internet apps. Amazon RDS delivers MySQL as a fully managed service that is easy to use, operate and scale. Thousands of developers use Amazon RDS to accelerate their application development cycles. Amazon RDS team will discuss the new features, best practice tips and who is succeeding with Amazon RDS today.

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12 April 14:00 - 14:50
Ballroom H

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12 April 14:00 - 14:50 @
Ballroom H


Sundar Raghavan's picture
Director of Product Management, Amazon Web Services

Sundar Raghavan is the director of product management for Amazon Database services, the creators of Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB. His owns the overall product management responsibility, focusing primarily on optimal customer experience and operational excellence. Prior to this role, he was the chief product and marketing officer at Skytap. He is an industry veteran with a successful 18 year career in product management and software engineering roles at Google, Ariba, Arbor Software (now part of Oracle), and Microstrategy. Sundar holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science and a MS degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Northeastern University.

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