The Road to Hybrid Cloud is
Paved with Automation
Michael Ducy
Chef
@mfdii
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Linux Engineer
Operations
Performance and Capacity
Cloud Architect
Automation
Chef
MBA, MS
"L'enfer est plein de bonnes
volontés et désirs" (hell is full of
good wishes and desires).
-Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (1...
P2V Your Technical Debt
For Fun and Profit
Why the technical debt?
Failure to capture configurations
Large cumbersome automation
Low perceived value of automation
Images are all I need
I’ll do it tomorrow
Enter Hybrid Cloud
Magic
Bits
Magic
Bits
Problems
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•

VMs are heavy
C2Cing your technical debt
Large management overhead
Doesn’t really realize the benefits o...
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CFG
CFG

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CFG

Magic
Bits
CFG
CFG
CFG
CFG
CFG

CFG

CFG

Automation
CFG
CFG
Solutions
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Configs lighter than VMs
Reduces moving data already in your Clouds
Can leverage things like SCM
Define...
Problems
• Requires discipline
• Doesn’t solve data issues
• Requires upfront investment of time
Perspective
The question isn’t: how do I get a
server, defined by VM (or instance)
into another Cloud to serve my
application
The question is: how do I get a
server, defined by a set of finite
configurations, into another Cloud
to serve my applicat...
"hell is full of good meanings, but
heaven is full of good works"
”IT hell is full of good
meanings, but Cloud is full of good
works"
Some things I’ve seen work
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•
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Ignore legacy
Focus on Cloud first
Get development buy-in to change app stack
Build Co...
Infrastructure as Code
TDD of Infrastructure Code
Leverages the years
of SDLC Experience
Repeatable and Reusable
Questions?
The Road to Hybrid Cloud is
Paved with Automation
Michael Ducy
Chef
@mfdii
The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation
The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation
The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation
The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation
The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation
The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation
The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation
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  • I am sure we’ve all heard the saying “The road to hell is paved with good intentions”.
  • "L'enferestplein de bonnesvolontés et désirs" (hell is full of good wishes and desires).
  • Of course, we see these good intentions all over the place.http://api.ning.com/files/acZybvEAXDwa9s*3BMxOXoCJjKbX7t*65090bCPQNs8bofFQbZLxFboRq9*8GDxFTMXiJduHoyYnwfNDKq*p*2z5TkLsGiDj/Screenshot20130320at3.30.38PM.png
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    1. 1. The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation Michael Ducy Chef @mfdii
    2. 2. • • • • • • • Linux Engineer Operations Performance and Capacity Cloud Architect Automation Chef MBA, MS
    3. 3. "L'enfer est plein de bonnes volontés et désirs" (hell is full of good wishes and desires). -Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (1150
    4. 4. P2V Your Technical Debt For Fun and Profit
    5. 5. Why the technical debt?
    6. 6. Failure to capture configurations
    7. 7. Large cumbersome automation
    8. 8. Low perceived value of automation
    9. 9. Images are all I need
    10. 10. I’ll do it tomorrow
    11. 11. Enter Hybrid Cloud
    12. 12. Magic Bits
    13. 13. Magic Bits
    14. 14. Problems • • • • VMs are heavy C2Cing your technical debt Large management overhead Doesn’t really realize the benefits of Cloud
    15. 15. CFG CFG CFG CFG CFG Magic Bits CFG CFG
    16. 16. CFG CFG CFG CFG CFG Automation CFG CFG
    17. 17. Solutions • • • • Configs lighter than VMs Reduces moving data already in your Clouds Can leverage things like SCM Define once, run anywhere
    18. 18. Problems • Requires discipline • Doesn’t solve data issues • Requires upfront investment of time
    19. 19. Perspective
    20. 20. The question isn’t: how do I get a server, defined by VM (or instance) into another Cloud to serve my application
    21. 21. The question is: how do I get a server, defined by a set of finite configurations, into another Cloud to serve my application
    22. 22. "hell is full of good meanings, but heaven is full of good works"
    23. 23. ”IT hell is full of good meanings, but Cloud is full of good works"
    24. 24. Some things I’ve seen work • • • • Ignore legacy Focus on Cloud first Get development buy-in to change app stack Build Composable, Data Driven Automation
    25. 25. Infrastructure as Code
    26. 26. TDD of Infrastructure Code
    27. 27. Leverages the years of SDLC Experience
    28. 28. Repeatable and Reusable
    29. 29. Questions?
    30. 30. The Road to Hybrid Cloud is Paved with Automation Michael Ducy Chef @mfdii

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