© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
Jeramiah Dooley
VCE Office of the CTO
VCE: Lifecycle System Assurance
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
COMPUTE STORAGE NETWORK
STORAGE COMPUTE NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION APPLICATION
N...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
TODAY’S IT
Plan & Design
Build & Test
DESIGN & DEPLOY MAINTAIN
Code Matrix M...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
Only New Thinking Can Transform IT
ADDRESSING TODAY’S IT CHALLENGES




...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
Fastest Time-to-Business
Highest Performance
Highest Availability
Converged ...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
THE VBLOCK DIFFERENCE
Single Product
Factory-built & Logically
provisioned
D...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
PLATFORM ENGINEERING
TEST STRATEGIES
System Level
Testing
Component
Integrat...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
RELEASE CYCLE OVERVIEW
Major releases are set in six month intervals. These ...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
MINOR RELEASE TIMING AND PROCESS FLOW
Minor releases scheduled at the end of...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. 10
DAY ZERO PATCHES - TRADITIONAL
Vendor Releases Patch
Customer Learns of P...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. 11
DAY ZERO PATCHES - VCE
Vendor Releases Patch
VCE Notifies Customers, Dete...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. 12
VCE LIFECYCLE SYSTEM ASSURANCE:
LOWERS TCO AND RISK
Regression testing
De...
© 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
STORAGE NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION
CONVERGED OPERATIONS
COMPUTE
5X
4X
83X
3X
Sou...
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VCE: Lifecycle System Assurance

  1. 1. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. Jeramiah Dooley VCE Office of the CTO VCE: Lifecycle System Assurance
  2. 2. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. COMPUTE STORAGE NETWORK STORAGE COMPUTE NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION APPLICATION New Software Investments New Hardware Investments Maintaining Operations Cost SUPPORT TEAMS VIRTUALIZATION 70% 20% 10% 2 TODAY’S IT
  3. 3. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. TODAY’S IT Plan & Design Build & Test DESIGN & DEPLOY MAINTAIN Code Matrix Monitoring Patch & Validate Stabilize & Optimize EXPANSION & UPGRADE V2 Plan & Design Build & Test
  4. 4. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. Only New Thinking Can Transform IT ADDRESSING TODAY’S IT CHALLENGES       4
  5. 5. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. Fastest Time-to-Business Highest Performance Highest Availability Converged Management Lowest Risk API Enabled, Converged Management Integrated Protection and Workload Mobility Solutions Best-of-breed Technology Pre-engineered, Pre-validated, Pre-tested Application Optimization Lifecycle System Assurance 5 VCE DIFFERENTIATION Customer Experience Lowest TCO
  6. 6. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. THE VBLOCK DIFFERENCE Single Product Factory-built & Logically provisioned DESIGN & DEPLOY MAINTAIN V2 Single Support Single Process with Life Cycle Assurance Converged Operations EXPANSION & UPGRADE
  7. 7. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. PLATFORM ENGINEERING TEST STRATEGIES System Level Testing Component Integration Testing End to End Integration Testing Physical Testing Recovery Patch and maintenance testing Provisioning with Cloud Service and Management Fault tolerance of systems Installation and Configuration Interface testing inbound and outbound Provisioning without Cloud Service and Management Visual indicators Stability Negative test strategies Usability Environmental testing of systems 7
  8. 8. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. RELEASE CYCLE OVERVIEW Major releases are set in six month intervals. These are set at March/April and September/October. Code freezes are at the end of month five. At this time, no additional changes are taken to insure a stable environment. Anything necessary at that point will be in the next monthly release period. During the Maintenance phase we are doing sustaining engineering work. 8 Minor Release Minor Release Minor Release Minor Release 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 46 5 6 Pre-Release Updates Pre-Release Updates Pre-Release Updates Production Update Releases IP/RP IP/RP IP/RP IP/RP IP/RP IP/RP Integration Point/Regression Point Major Release Freeze Major Release Freeze Major Release Freeze Major Release Freeze
  9. 9. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. MINOR RELEASE TIMING AND PROCESS FLOW Minor releases scheduled at the end of each month if necessary. Test cycles take two weeks – code freeze end of second week. Anything in the third or fourth weeks will be in next months release. 9 ReleaseWeek 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Code Freeze Regression TestingMonth 1 ReleaseWeek 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Code Freeze Regression TestingMonth 2 New Software/firmware/patches Month 2 Month 3 New release matrix
  10. 10. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. 10 DAY ZERO PATCHES - TRADITIONAL Vendor Releases Patch Customer Learns of Patch Customer Does Risk Assessment, Testing Customer Installs and Hopes
  11. 11. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. 11 DAY ZERO PATCHES - VCE Vendor Releases Patch VCE Notifies Customers, Determines Test Harnesses Required Customers Determine Risk, Choose to Install Immediately or Wait for RCM VCE Runs Testing Process, Updates RCM
  12. 12. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. 12 VCE LIFECYCLE SYSTEM ASSURANCE: LOWERS TCO AND RISK Regression testing Design for continuous interoperability Interoperability testing System optimization Update/validation Ongoing release matrix/code currency Current and Optimized
  13. 13. © 2013 VCE Company, LLC. All rights reserved. STORAGE NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION CONVERGED OPERATIONS COMPUTE 5X 4X 83X 3X Source: May 2012 report by IDC entitled "Converging the Datacenter Infrastructure: Why, How, So What" 13 VCE CUSTOMER RESULTS FASTER DEPLOYMENT LESS STAFF RESOURCE TIME BETTER AVAILABILITY LOWER COST
  14. 14. Visit Cisco Booth 1005 Twitter: @ciscoDC, #ciscovmw Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CiscoDC Youtube: http://www.youtubecisco.com/datacenter Cisco DCC Blog: http://blogs.cisco.com/datacenter Slideshare: http://slideshare.com/CiscoDataCenter Community: : https://communities.cisco.com/community/technology/datacenter Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/ciscosystems/data-center LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com search “Cisco Data Center” group Google +: http://goo.gl/irm4b In Collaboration with Intel® Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon and Xeon inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
  15. 15. Jeramiah Dooley jeramiah.dooley@vce.com @jdooley_clt blog.vmforsp.com

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