Softlayer vs RDS/AWS: A price to performance perspective
Joshua D. Drake is a PostgreSQL Consultant and has been consulting on PostgreSQL since Postgres95. He is the founder and lead consultant of Command Prompt, Inc., the oldest of the Postgres companies. Throughout his PostgreSQL career he has performed a variety of functions within the community including releasing an O'Reilly book on PostgreSQL, being part of the sysadmins and advocacy teams. Further he ran a biannual conference series dedicated to PostgreSQL between the years of 2007 - 2011. He is a former Director for SPI (the non-profit for PostgreSQL.org). Lastly he is also a Founder of United States PostgreSQL.
It seems like everyone is talking about Amazon Web Services. I deployed! Don't get me wrong, Amazon offers a great service but what are you really getting for your money? This talk discusses the price to performance ratio between these two cloud offerings, when it makes sense to use each one and even a little bit of ideology of why you should or shouldn't. Let's talk shop with real numbers and figure out what is best for your deployment.
- 50 min
- PGConf US 2017
- Use Cases