Schedule - PGConf NYC 2023

Upgrading and Testing Rollback of a Multi-TB Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL Database Using Blue-Green Deployment

Date: 2023-10-04
Time: 15:00–15:50
Room: The Library
Level: Beginner
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Upgrading large, multi-TB databases to higher versions require a lot of planning and testing. There are several methods you can use to perform Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL upgrades. In this presentation, you’ll learn how to harness Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition capabilities to implement a blue/green deployment approach.

This method uses Amazon Aurora’s rapid database cloning feature, which facilitates efficient handling of database modifications during the deployment process. You’ll also be equipped with the lessons learned and best practices captured from real-world scenarios, as well as issues faced during the upgrade.

Key Takeaways:

Understanding the methods to perform Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL upgrades. Learning about Amazon Aurora fast database cloning. Walking through the step-by-step process of upgrading a multi-TB database with near zero downtime. Discovering best practices and lessons learned from real-world case studies.


The following slides have been made available for this session:


Shailesh Rangani