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How is cloud computing & cloud hosting changing the outlook, costs, risks and entry barrier for businesses.

How is cloud computing & cloud hosting changing the outlook, costs, risks and entry barrier for businesses.

What is cloud hosting and how does it benefit business.

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  • CLOUD COMPUTING& CLOUD HOSTING Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost
  • What is Cloud Computing & the evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Cloud Hosting Demo
  • What is Cloud Computing & the evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Demo
    • Hype/buzzword?
    • Semantics
    • Old wine in new bottle?
    • Add Cloud Computing in your company vision or AGM and your stock price goes up!
    … controversial & intriguing question What is Cloud Computing? CrackerHost
    • … amorphous computing body (a cloud) which delivers computing resources on demand and without the need for the user to understand what is and how to operate the ‘pistons and shafts’ of the computing infrastructure/system or software behind it. It is instantly provisioned & readily scalable and has a pay as you go model.
    • On–demand computing
    • Don’t need to look under the hood
    • Readily scalable
    • Pay As You Go pricing
    … let us dig a bit deeper What is cloud computing? CrackerHost
    • Independent computing system
    • of an organization, 21 st Century
    • Centered around skilled labor and large office space
    • Manage own computing power/software/infrastructure/platforms
    • Large IT investments
    • Cloud computing…
    • Burden’s wheel, 19 th Century
    • Next to Wynantskill river, upstate NY
    • Generate own electricity
    • Large capital investment
    • Electricity grid archived the wheel
    … the story was the same for factories in the 19 th Century Story of Henry Burden/Burden Iron Works CrackerHost
  • Companies were in the business of power generation as much as in production 19 th Century Pre-electricity grid era CrackerHost
  • The individual trademarks are the property of the respective companies and are only used for reference here Distributed production centers Distributed computing power centers Companies have been in the business of IT as much as their business 21 st Century: Pre-cloud era CrackerHost
  • Electric Power Computing Power Centralized computing / Centralized power generation A sign of evolution and economic efficiency … déjà vu? The evolution of business is following a similar path: CrackerHost
    • Larry Ellison referred to cloud computing as
    • “ gibberish”
    • Later Oracle announced its products were
    • “ cloud-computing ready”
    The Cloud was always there It is VPS not cloud...stop that …or? Look, here is the cloud and from now onwards everything will be called the cloud so that I can sell you more I have an idea And it’s cloud(ed) Definition does not matter…the cloud does…here to stay & change Cloud definition war… CrackerHost
    • Hardware resources
      • CPU/Hard Disk/RAM
    • Operating systems
      • Windows/Linux/Chrome OS
    • Application development & deployment platform /RDBMS
      • Ruby on Rails / ColdFusion / PHP
    • Applications
      • E-mail, E-commerce engine, CRM, Accounting system
    … can any computing power go on the cloud?...categorize? What is computing power: CrackerHost
  • Software as a Service (Salesforce.com, Google Apps) Platforms as a Service (Database on the cloud,CrackerHost) Infrastructure as a Service (GoGrid) SaaS PaaS IaaS … evolving definitions…grey boundaries…cloud hosting both platform and infrastructure as a service Cloud Pyramid? CrackerHost
  • What is Cloud Computing & the evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Demo
    • On–demand computing
    • Don’t need to look under the hood
    • Readily scalable
    • Pay As You Go pricing
    • Centralized power generation - Evolution similar to a 100 years ago
  • What is Cloud Computing & evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Demo
  • … what works under the hood is not my bother…I will pay for what I use What is cloud hosting: Infrastructure as a Service & Platform as a Service CrackerHost Pay As You Go
  • Cloud hosting – turn ON / OFF the switch What is cloud hosting: Infrastructure as a Service & Platform as a Service CrackerHost Data center Security/monitoring/management Networking Operating System Platform Software Hardware
  • Traditional hosting limitation: cope up with the growth of successful sites Site user growth scenario traditional Dedicated/VPS hosting CrackerHost
    • Cloud Hosting
    … the cloud is elastic! It stretches with your needs Site user growth scenario with Cloud Hosting CrackerHost
    • Cluster
    • Failover
    • On-demand/PAYG
    • Auto-upgrade or downgrade (elasticity)
    • Build from images
    … HA, on-demand, clone-able, auto-upgradable hosting How is Cloud Hosting different from traditional/dedicated/VPS hosting CrackerHost
  • What is Cloud Computing & evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Demo
    • On–demand hosting
    • Hosting delivered as a service
    • Elastic & Readily scalable
    • Pay As You Go
    • Highly reliable
    • Server & application cloning
  • What is Cloud Computing & evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Demo
  • SFW? What does it mean for startups & developers? Risk mitigation…a crash can mean the death of a startup
      • Traditional hosting crash means hours and days of recovery
      • High load crash with traditional hosting will mean building new servers, loading software, plugging security holes, testing, load balancing
      • Cloud can avoid crashes and hasten recovery
    • It is not whether but when
    • the disk will crash.
    • Site launch crash is not a status
    • symbol anymore
    • Build back from custom
    • images in minutes
    • Hardware failover
    • Auto-upgrade
    • avoids crashes
    Traditional hosting: Dedicated & VPS Cloud Hosting CrackerHost
  • SFW? What does it mean for start-ups & developers? … low cost = low burn rate = easier to bootstrap
      • Don’t need expensive servers and licenses
      • Don’t need expensive human resources/consulting costs
      • Pay As You Go
    Traditional hosting: Dedicated & VPS Cloud Hosting CrackerHost
  • SFW? What does it mean for start-ups? … tremendous flexibility for developers & startups…options remain open
      • Test applications and then shut servers when not needed
    Switch-off the cloud when not in use!!! PAYG
    • Yearly contracts
    • At least monthly billing
    • Set up costs
    Traditional hosting: Dedicated & VPS Cloud Hosting CrackerHost
  • SFW? What does it mean for start-ups? … cloud hosting will reduce your carbon footprint Cloud hosting means less carbon emissions Traditional hosting: Dedicated & VPS Cloud Hosting Cloud hosting is green! (if you care) Save the planet, switch to the cloud! CrackerHost
  • What is Cloud Computing & evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Demo
    • Risk of business failure is reduced
    • Low entry barriers for business
    • Cloud hosting is green
    • Cloud hosting is low cost
  • What is Cloud Computing & evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Cloud Hosting Demo
  • … advantages of cloud hosting with CrackerHost
      • Managed Support
      • High Availability
      • Auto-scalable(upgrade/downgrade)
      • Build from custom images
      • No contracts
      • No cost re-imaging
      • PAYG
      • Lower costs
    CrackerHost
  • … unique propositions…more to come
    • CrackerHost Vs. Other Cloud Providers
    • Offer managed services around the cloud
    • Offer open standard control panels like Plesk, cPanel (PaaS)
    CrackerHost
  • CrackerHost.com Benchmarking Auto-upgrade … web 2.0/3.0? User flood on launch…how long will you take to upgrade? Benchmark result: Time taken to upgrade the server: 4 minutes 5 seconds Server time before auto-upgrade: 22:15:14 Server time after auto-upgrade: 22:19:19 CrackerHost
  • CrackerHost.com Demonstration … proof of the pudding…cloud servers from CrackerHost CrackerHost Let us create a cloud server
  • What is Cloud Computing & evolution Rudhir Sharan CrackerHost What is Cloud Hosting How does it change the game? CrackerHost & Cloud Hosting Demo
    • Managed Cloud Hosting
    • Call us for a free trial
    • www.CrackerHost.com
  • The cloud changes everything! CrackerHost
    • Lower cost
    • Lower risk
    • Lower entry barrier
    Rudhir Sharan