History of Computing Presentation

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An Ignite-style talk on the history of computing, including how cloud computing has opened up new opportunities.

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History of Computing Presentation

  1. 1. The Cloud is a Trendy Mainframe
  2. 2. “Workers in the field of computers are now becoming increasingly excited about the birth of a remarkable new method for the distribution and utilization of computer power. This method has been given a variety of names including 'computer utility'.” Douglas Parkhill The Challenge of the Computer Utility 1966
  3. 3. Hard Drives: Then $23,000 / month for 4.17 MB
  4. 4. Hard Drives: Now $0.10 / month for 1 GB
  5. 5. Backup: Then http://www.flickr.com/photos/gemstone/406866312/
  6. 6. Backup: Now
  7. 7. I/O Systems: Then
  8. 8. I/O Systems: Now
  9. 9. CPUs: Then
  10. 10. CPUs: Now
  11. 11. Distribution: Then http://dominicfallows.co.uk
  12. 12. Distribution: Now
  13. 13. Hardware: Then
  14. 14. Hardware: Now You can cost-effectively make it someone else’s problem.
  15. 15. Price: Then CPU: 1MHz RAM: 4K Cost: $2,782
  16. 16. Price: Now From devcentral.com CPU: 1 GHz RAM: 1.7 GB Cost: 9.5₵ / hr
  17. 17. Application Deployment: Then
  18. 18. Application Deployment: Now
  19. 19. Erica Brescia erica@bitrock.com @ericabrescia

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