Grant McAlister

Company: Amazon Web Services

Grant McAlister is a Senior Principal Engineer at Amazon.com where he works on RDS - Amazon's Relational Database Service, the service he help found 9 years ago. For the past 19 years Grant has been responsible for the performance, scalability and availability of Amazon's databases. Before joining Amazon.com in 1999, Grant worked as an Independent Database Consultant and as a Senior Principal Consultant for Oracle Corporation. A 1991 graduate of the University of Alberta, Grant has been working with database systems for the past 27 years.