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AWS Customer Presentation - qlik Tech

  1. 1. How QlikTech uses AWS Shima Nakazawa Global Director of QlikView Demo and Best Practices June 2010
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction – QlikTech and QlikView </li></ul><ul><li>Demo.qlikview.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>QlikView.com/Download </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Simple Storage Service(Amazon S3) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
  3. 3. QlikTech <ul><li>U.S.-based company </li></ul><ul><li>founded in 1993 in Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>14,500 customers in 100+ countries </li></ul><ul><li>1000+ global partners </li></ul><ul><li>650 employees across </li></ul><ul><li>24 offices in 14 countries </li></ul>Broad Base of 14,500 Customers
  4. 4. QlikView - Business Intelligence Software <ul><li>Using Data Association with In-Memory Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidate information rapidly from any data source </li></ul><ul><li>Search data with Google-like ease </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use Delivers the big picture and deep analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s Consumer App Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone can use them </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Simple and intuitive </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Results in seconds </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No training </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Self-service </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Addictive </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People love using them </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>See it at demo.qlikview.com </li></ul><ul><li>Download free Personal Edition at qlikview.com/download </li></ul>
  5. 5. Demo.qlikview.com
  6. 6. Demo.qlikview.com – What is this? <ul><ul><li>Anyone can “experience” QlikView at any time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We need to ensure a great first-time user experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We currently use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Demo.qlikview.com – Before EC2 <ul><ul><li>3 Servers and 1 NAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Located and managed in Sweden </li></ul></ul>Server Setups as of December 2008
  8. 8. <ul><li>Needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anywhere in the globe (Not only in Sweden) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scalability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting all users (+/- Servers) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting 24/7 environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quick Disaster Recovery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick Environment Switch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Downtime is at minimum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(or almost to none) </li></ul></ul></ul>Demo.qlikview.com – Before EC2
  9. 9. Demo.qlikview.com – Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) <ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three regions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>US – East Coast, North America </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EU – Ireland </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Asia – Singapore </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geo Location components used </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linux Debian 5.0 (Lenny) – Operating system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bind 9.3 – DNS Server system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GeoIP Database – Contains the database of IP addresses and country mapping </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Perl – Used to generate a BIND ACL from the GeoIP database </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Demo.qlikview.com – Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) <ul><li>Scalability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Servers are up and running only when needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scale Up </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Watching the CPU usage every 5mins and when it hits 25%, propose a scale up of a server </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>15 minute wait time between scale up proposal if already awaiting or just scaled up </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scale Down </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When network utilization is less than 2.5% </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Removed from cluster prior to scale down to ensure new sessions only sent to live server </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum 4hrs up if network activity stays below threshold </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Demo.qlikview.com – Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) <ul><li>Reliability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fast to start up another instance of a server if/when needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scaling group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>by Region (US, EU, APAC) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Min 1 Max 4 large servers in normal time in each region </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Weekend 1 in the US and no other regions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sunday night, launch 3 regions servers at least 1 server each and auto scale up from there if needed using ec2 api’s. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Demo.qlikview.com – Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) <ul><li>Quick Environment Change </li></ul><ul><ul><li>During Global Online Campagin – Emails to go out with a link to a demo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instead of using west coast , switched to Singapore environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>for faster access to APAC users </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instead of Large ami’s, switched to X-Large ami’s </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to support more CPU’s and RAM usage </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instead of Min1 Max 4 , switched to Min 5 Max 8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to support the click of the link in email at the same time (concurrent users accessing the site at the same time) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Demo.qlikview.com – Server Setups <ul><li>32bit </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul>QVS NAS QVS <ul><li>Large </li></ul><ul><li>64bit </li></ul><ul><li>7.5GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>2CPUs </li></ul>Qvws (demo.qlikview.com) <ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>1 CPU </li></ul>QVS ……… ……… and/or <ul><li>X-Large </li></ul><ul><li>64bit </li></ul><ul><li>14GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>4CPUs </li></ul>
  14. 14. Demo.qlikview.com – Server Setups <ul><li>32bit </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul>QVS NAS QVS Qvws (demo.qlikview.com) <ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>1 CPU </li></ul>QVS ……… ……… Auto-Scaling <ul><li>Large </li></ul><ul><li>64bit </li></ul><ul><li>7.5GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>2CPUs </li></ul><ul><li>X-Large </li></ul><ul><li>64bit </li></ul><ul><li>14GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>4CPUs </li></ul>and/or
  15. 15. Demo.qlikview.com – Current Server Setups demo.qlikview.com <ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>1 CPU </li></ul>ASIA US EU <ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>1 CPU </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>1 CPU </li></ul>QVWS QVWS QVWS <ul><li>32bit </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul>QVS NAS QVS Large and/or X-Large QVS …… …… <ul><li>32bit </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul>QVS NAS QVS Large and/or X-Large QVS …… …… <ul><li>32bit </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul>QVS NAS QVS Large and/or X-Large QVS …… ……
  16. 16. Demo.qlikview.com – Current Server Setups demo.qlikview.com <ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>1 CPU </li></ul>ASIA US EU <ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>1 CPU </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>1 CPU </li></ul>QVWS QVWS QVWS <ul><li>32bit </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul>QVS NAS QVS Large and/or X-Large QVS …… …… <ul><li>32bit </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul>QVS NAS QVS Large and/or X-Large QVS …… …… <ul><li>32bit </li></ul><ul><li>1.6GB RAM </li></ul>QVS NAS QVS Large and/or X-Large QVS …… ……
  17. 17. QlikView.com/Download
  18. 18. QlikView.com/Download <ul><li>All downloads are stored in Simple Storage Service (S3) </li></ul><ul><li>and delivered using Cloud Front </li></ul>
  19. 19. Summary <ul><li>Using Amazon EC2 and S3 with Cloud Front enabled… </li></ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Environment Switch </li></ul>
  20. 20. demo.qlikview.com

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