Among the topics covered will be:
-- Selecting an EC2 instance size, and configuring it for PostgreSQL.
-- Dealing with ephemeral instance storage: What is it good for? How much do you need?
-- Elastic Block Store: How much do you need? How do you configure it for best performance?
-- AWS characteristics and quirks.
-- Why replication is not optional on AWS.
-- Backups and disaster recovery.