Session Name: Serverless databases: the good, the bad, and the ugly
From AWS to Google Cloud, the major cloud providers offer different options to run a MySQL or a MySQL compatible database on the cloud. The new trend is serverless (relational) databases like Aurora Serverless that offer both traditional interfaces and HTTP API access. Can serverless databases really be the future? Can data API really replace MySQL connectors? What are the major limitations?
Renato Losio is a software and cloud architect, a digital nomad and a slow runner. He has many years of 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 principal cloud architect for Funambol inc. Location-based services and relational databases are his main working interests. A certified AWS professional, he holds a MSc degree in Physics and a MSc in Computing Science.