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AWS Summit 2011: Customer Presentation - Forward Internet Group

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  • 1. Really Rapid Deployment Fred George Forward Internet Group, London fred.george@forward.co.ukCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 1
  • 2. Experiences at...Copyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 2
  • 3. forwardtechnology.co.ukCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 3
  • 4. Cost Tradeoff Defect Fast Prevention FailureCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 4
  • 5. Key Enablers✦ Focus on cycle time (and Fast Failure)✦ Risk-oriented culture✦ Focus on business metrics by developers✦ Rapid creation of new servers ✦ Redundancy for capacity and reliability ✦ Including DNS updatesCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 5
  • 6. Forward “Hockey Stick”Copyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 6
  • 7. Experimentation drivesInnovation✦ Forward experimented with “Cloud” ✦ AWS VM up in 5 minutes ✦ Data center VM up in 1/2 day ✦ IT controversy ensuedCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 7
  • 8. ✦ Self-contained group to: Customer Developers IT Support ✦ Self-configure servers ✦ Self-deploy (often) ✦ Self-monitor & -maintainCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 8
  • 9. AWS Features We UseAgency uSwitch InvisibleHand✦ Over 20 EC2 ✦ Original .NET ✦ EC2 for stack instances ✦ Migratingtech to ✦ Ruby, MySQL,✦ node.js Ruby, Clojure, MongoDB MongoDB✦ 20M visitors/day ✦ EBS for DB backup ✦ 20 EC2 instances✦ ELB across ✦ S3 to snapshot different zones ✦+ ELB, S3, RDS, ✦ Autoscaling for CloudFront✦ S3 & CloudFront traffic spikes for assets Copyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 9
  • 10. Features We Want✦ DNS - Like UltraDNS (location specific)✦ Better Web consoleFeatures We Don’t/Won’tUse✦ Ruby-, Clojure-specific environmentsCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 10
  • 11. Statistics -- Tale of theTape✦ 20M requests per day✦ At least 50 EC2 instances running at any given time✦ Serving ✦ 200 clients ✦ 30 countries ✦ 25 languagesCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 11
  • 12. Best Practices✦ Use multiple availability zones and regions ✦ For uptime✦ Use Autoscaling for spikes✦ EC2 instances disposable ✦ Build your architecture to accommodate lossesCopyright © 2011 by Forward Internet Group, Ltd 12