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Cloud Camp Milan RightScale: Stories from the trenches
 

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Long-standing RightScale is telling you how they implemented real high performance Cloud solutions

Long-standing RightScale is telling you how they implemented real high performance Cloud solutions

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    • Cloud Camp Milan Stories from the Trenches
      • September, 2009
      • Josh Fraser, VP Business Development
      • RightScale, Inc.
      • [email_address]
    • Automation, portability, control.
        • The leader in cloud computing management
        • Managing cloud deployments for more than 2 years
        • Nearly 600,000 servers launched
    •  
    • Hi Marcello!
    • Why Cloud?
    • Classic IT problem Infrastructure Cost $ time Large Capital Expenditure You just lost customers Predicted Demand Traditional Hardware Actual Demand
    • Solution: managed cloud Infrastructure Cost $ time On Demand Provisioning Predicted Demand Actual Demand Automated Scaling
    • Why Cloud Management?
      •   Manage complexity
      •   Automate systems
      •  Fast onramp
      •  Deployment expertise
      •  Cloud portability
    • A “BluePrint” for Systems Management Human Capital time Initial Dev & Configuration Updates RightScale Traditional Approach
    • Use Cases
      • CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS
      • Situation Overview
        • Exploring novel methods to promote individualized healthcare
        • Dealing with a diverse set of projects and very large datasets
      • Major challenge
        • Reduce the amount of time spent managing computing technology
      • Result
        • Harvard cloud computing administration less than 20% of full-time administrator
      • Situation Overview
        • Selected to be featured on the TV show “60 Minutes”
        • Had less than 30 days notice before segment would air
      • Major challenge
        • Cost-effectively handling the expected surge in traffic to capitalize on the one-time exposure
        • Get up and running quickly
      • Result
        • Each page request was satisfied during airing
        • Paid less than $1,000 for server time
      • Situation Overview
        • Provides API management and government to large enterprises
      • Major challenge
        • Needed a repeatable process to deploy customers on the cloud
        • Has strict QOS guidelines around provisioning
      • Result
        • Customer deployment time savings of 85%
      • Business analytics for APIs and policy enforcement for SOA solutions
      • Need: accelerated time-to-market & enterprise-level QOS
      Sonoa Systems
    •  
    • in 3.5 days 50 to 3500 servers Animoto on Facebook
    • Auto Scaling – a two-part equation
      • “ Auto Launching” +
      • Launch or terminate based on pre-set metric
      • “ Auto Configuration”
      • Server becomes productive member of deployment cluster
      • "Unfortunately, cloud has become a technical sell rather than a business and operational discussion, which is where the value really lies,"
      • - Rob Steggles, European marketing director at NTT Europe Online
      Cloud Economics
      • Cost of a basic server = 10¢ per hour
      • Cost of 1 server for 1 day = $2.40
      • Cost of a simple 8 server deployment for a day of QA testing = $19.20
      Cloud Economics: Infrastructure and associated costs
    • Cloud Economics: Business Process -‘agile deployment’
      • Disposable computers … always roll forward
      • Impact: design for failure ... Automate
      • Deploy faster, better, and cheaper than your competitors
      single server performance num servers START HERE! when it matters
    • Business Process
      • In-house Grid
      • Cost = $$$$
      • Time = 12 weeks
      • AWS + RightScale
      • Cost = $6.40
      • Time = 20 minutes
      • Bioinformatics sequence information
      • 64-machine cluster
    • Thank You cloud@ rightscale .com Free Developer Accounts at: www.rightscale.com