Building a Cloud Strategy:Get your first app in the cloud               Jinesh Varia
Its not all or nothing
Building a Cloud Strategy                                                    Cloud                                        ...
Building a Cloud Strategy                                                    Cloud                                        ...
Story
Goal: Identify which applications to move first
900 IT Assets
“No-brainer to                move” Apps  ExistingApplications     Planned                 Phased                 Migration
“No-brainer to move” Apps                    •   Dev/Test applications Identify and       •   Self-contained Web          ...
Questions you need to ask:                           •   Which business applications should                               ...
Step 1 of 6: Classifying your IT Assets                                                            List all your IT assets...
Stack rank your IT assets and select thelow-hanging fruits first                           •   Search for under-utilized  ...
How to choose the first candidate for the cloud?                      Dash                                Pick the Low-han...
How to choose the first candidate for the cloud?                      Dash                      board     Web             ...
Step 2 of 6: TCO calculation  Pricing Model                     One-time Upfront            Monthly                       ...
How much it cost to run in AWS?
Step 3 of 6: Security and Compliance Assessment                       You own the data, not AWS.                       Y...
Step 4 of 6: Technical Assessment of your app   Cloud-readiness Criteria Checklist       Hardware         •   CPU        ...
Identify the tools that you can use/reuse     • Resource/System Management Tools       (AWS Management Console, S3Fox, CA ...
licensing
Flexible Licensing Options Available Today  • Bring Your Own License (BYOL)    (Oracle, Adobe, MySQL, IBM, MatLab….)  • Us...
Accelerate the cloud adoption within yourorganization                      • Be a Cloud Advocate Be the Cloud         • St...
Step 5 of 6: Define your Success Criteria                         Developer Productivity                         Busines...
Define your Success CriteriaSuccess             Old                New                   Examples on                      ...
Step 6 of 6: Invest in Proof of Concept Early                        • Get your feet wet with Amazon                      ...
AWS Cloud Platform                     Tools to access                     services                     Cross Service     ...
Key Takeaways                   1. Classifying your IT Assets                                      Stack ranking your IT ...
Key TakeawaysClassifying your IT Assets                         Classify and Stack rank your apps       Stack ranking you...
Andy Became the Hero
Thank you!          Jinesh Variajvaria@amazon.com Twitter:@jinman
Cloud Migration: a Phased-driven Strategy  http://aws.amazon.com/whitepapers
AWS Summit 2011: Building a cloud strategy
AWS Summit 2011: Building a cloud strategy
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AWS Summit 2011: Building a cloud strategy

  1. 1. Building a Cloud Strategy:Get your first app in the cloud Jinesh Varia
  2. 2. Its not all or nothing
  3. 3. Building a Cloud Strategy Cloud Benefits Build a New Zero upfront investment Cloud-Ready applications Design On-demand provisioning Cloud Strategy “No-brainer to Instant scalability move” Apps Existing Auto scaling and Applications elasticity Planned Phased Pay as you go Startup Migration Removes undifferentiated or heavy lifting SMB Firm Developer productivity orLarge Enterprise Automation
  4. 4. Building a Cloud Strategy Cloud Benefits Build a New Zero upfront investment Cloud-Ready applications Design On-demand provisioning Cloud Strategy “No-brainer to Instant scalability move” Apps Existing Auto scaling and Applications elasticity Planned Phased Pay as you go Startup Migration Removes undifferentiated or heavy lifting SMB Firm Developer productivity orLarge Enterprise Automation
  5. 5. Story
  6. 6. Goal: Identify which applications to move first
  7. 7. 900 IT Assets
  8. 8. “No-brainer to move” Apps ExistingApplications Planned Phased Migration
  9. 9. “No-brainer to move” Apps • Dev/Test applications Identify and • Self-contained Web Applications move the • Micro Sites – Social Media Cloud-Ready Product Marketing Campaigns Apps within the • Customer Training Sites company • Video Portals (Transcoding and Hosting) • Pre-sales Demo Portal • Software Downloads • Trial Applications
  10. 10. Questions you need to ask: • Which business applications should move to the cloud first? • Does the cloud provide all of the Existing Planned infrastructure building blocks youApplications Phased Migration require? • Can you reuse your existing resource management and configuration tools? • What are my legal, governance and compliance requirements? • What are your criteria to measure success? How will you measure it ?
  11. 11. Step 1 of 6: Classifying your IT Assets List all your IT assets Dash board Identify upward and downward dependencies Start classifying your IT Web CRM Auth assets into different categories:  Applications with Top Secret, LDAP Service Secret, or Public data setsDB  Applications with low, medium and high compliance Search requirements OLAP Engine  Applications that are internal- only, partner-only or customer- facing  Applications with low, medium ERP Report logs and high coupling  Applications with strict, relaxed licensing
  12. 12. Stack rank your IT assets and select thelow-hanging fruits first • Search for under-utilized IT assets • Applications that has immediate business need to scale • Applications that are running out of capacity • Easiest to move today • That Builds support within your organization and creates awareness and excitement
  13. 13. How to choose the first candidate for the cloud? Dash Pick the Low-hanging board fruits (Examples): • Web Applications Web CRM Auth • Batch Processing systems • Content Management Systems LDAP Servic e • Digital Asset ManagementDB Systems Search • Log Processing systems OLAP Engine • Collaborative Tools • Big Data Analytics Platforms ERP Report logs
  14. 14. How to choose the first candidate for the cloud? Dash board Web CRM CRM Auth Servic LDAP eDBDB Search OLAP Engine ERP Report logs
  15. 15. Step 2 of 6: TCO calculation Pricing Model One-time Upfront Monthly AWS Co-lo On-Site AWS Co-lo On-Site Server Hardware 0 $$$ $$ $$ 0 0 Network Hardware 0 $$ $$ 0 0 0 Hardware Maintenance 0 $$ $$ 0 0 0 Software OS 0 $$ $$ $ 0 0 Power and Cooling and Data 0 0 $$ 0 0 $ Center Efficiency Data Center/co-lo Space 0 $$ $$ 0 0 0 Personnel 0 $$ $$ $ $$ $$$ Storage and Redundancy 0 $$ $$ $ 0 0 Bandwidth $ $$ $ $$ $ $ Resource Management 0 0 0 $$ $ 0 Software Total
  16. 16. How much it cost to run in AWS?
  17. 17. Step 3 of 6: Security and Compliance Assessment  You own the data, not AWS.  You choose which geographic location to store the data. It doesn’t move unless you decide to Involve your  move it. You should consider the sensitivity of your data Security and decide if and how you will encrypt your data while it is in transit and while it is at rest. Teams early  Your IT, Risk, Compliance and Audit requirements can be met by AWS Reports (SAS in the 70) and external certifications (IS27001, PCI, FISMA) process  You can download or delete your data whenever you like.  You can set highly granular permissions to manage access of a user to specific service operations, data, and resources in the cloud for greater security control.
  18. 18. Step 4 of 6: Technical Assessment of your app Cloud-readiness Criteria Checklist  Hardware • CPU • Memory • Network • Specialized hardware  Software • OS, Virtualization • Database  Security • VPN-related • Security Hardware  Storage • Block-level, Blob, Key-value
  19. 19. Identify the tools that you can use/reuse • Resource/System Management Tools (AWS Management Console, S3Fox, CA Automation manager, NOC, RightScale, enStratus….) • Resource Configuration Tools (CloudFormation with Cfengine, Chef, Puppet, Pallet…..) • Development and Integration Tools (SDKs, Libraries, Command Line Tools, AWS Resource Center)
  20. 20. licensing
  21. 21. Flexible Licensing Options Available Today • Bring Your Own License (BYOL) (Oracle, Adobe, MySQL, IBM, MatLab….) • Use a utility style pricing model with a support package (Redhat, Microsoft, IBM, Wowza, Several DevPay-based products….) • Use ISV Cloud Service (Quantivo, Pervasive, Cast Iron, Cloud Mathematica….)
  22. 22. Accelerate the cloud adoption within yourorganization • Be a Cloud Advocate Be the Cloud • Starting a weekly sync meeting • Share Lessons Learned Champion (Brownbags) within your • Document Best Practices • Reuse tools, scripts, How-Tos company or • Start Cloud Computing practice or Cloud Computing Center Of team Excellence • Educate and Evangelize
  23. 23. Step 5 of 6: Define your Success Criteria  Developer Productivity  Business AgilityCloud is not  Reduced Time to Market  Data center efficiencyjust about  Redundancysaving  Chargeback and Billing  Eliminates “Heavy lifting”money  Foundation of 21st century architectures  Reduced waste/recycle  Hardware upgrades  Less number of 24/7 Personnel
  24. 24. Define your Success CriteriaSuccess Old New Examples on How to MeasureCriteriaCost (CapEx) $1M $300K 60% savings in CapEx over next 2 yearsCost (OpEx) $20K/Year $10K/Year Server-to-Staff ratio improved by 2x 4 maintenance contracts discontinuedHardware 10 machines in 7 100 machines in 3000% faster to get resourcesprocurement months 5 minutesefficiencyTime to market 9 months 1 month 80% faster in launching new productsReliability unknown Redundant 40% reduction in hardware-related support callsAvailability 99.99% uptime 99.999 uptime 20% reduction in operational support callsFlexibility Fixed Stack Any Stack Not locked into particular hardware vendor or platform or technologyNew opportunities 10 projects 0 backlog, 5 new 25 new projects initiated in 3 months backlog projects identified
  25. 25. Step 6 of 6: Invest in Proof of Concept Early • Get your feet wet with Amazon Web Services Proof of – Learning AWS concept will – Build reference architecture – Be aware of the security features answer tons • Build a Prototype/Pilot of questions – Build support in your organization quickly – Validate the technology – Test legacy software in the cloud – Perform benchmarks and set expectations
  26. 26. AWS Cloud Platform Tools to access services Cross Service features Platform building blocks Infrastructure building blocks
  27. 27. Key Takeaways 1. Classifying your IT Assets  Stack ranking your IT assets  Choosing the first candidates 2. Understanding Cost  TCO/ROI Analysis  How much will it cost to run on AWS? “No-brainer to 3. Understanding and Analyzing Security move” Apps Existing  Security Options Available todayApplications Planned  Compliance responsibilities Phased 4. Technical Assessment of the App Migration  Migrating Licensed products  Identifying the tools that you can reuse 5. Define your Success Criteria  Measure it 6. Quickly move to a Proof of Concept  Get your feet wet with AWS  Build a pilot/prototype
  28. 28. Key TakeawaysClassifying your IT Assets Classify and Stack rank your apps  Stack ranking your IT assets and move the easy ones first,  Choosing the first candidates gain confidenceUnderstanding Cost  TCO/ROI Analysis Involve your Security Teams early  How much will it cost to run on AWS? in the processUnderstanding and Analyzing Security  Security Options Available today  Compliance responsibilities Define your Success Criteria andTechnical Assessment of the App measure it  Functional/Architectural assessment  Migrating Licensed products Be the Cloud Champion within  Identifying the tools that you can reuse your company or teamDefine your Success Criteria  Measure itQuickly move to a Proof of Concept Dive into a Proof of concept as it  Get your feet wet with AWS will answer several questions  Build a pilot/prototype quickly
  29. 29. Andy Became the Hero
  30. 30. Thank you! Jinesh Variajvaria@amazon.com Twitter:@jinman
  31. 31. Cloud Migration: a Phased-driven Strategy http://aws.amazon.com/whitepapers

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