Giri Fox            @girifox       gfox@rightscale.comCloud Management
What is RightScale?             Why I joined in Australia.Cloud Management
3#RightScale• ~250 staff   •   October: opened office in Australia   •   HQ in Southern California   •   25% of our people...
4#Customers     Cloud Management
5#Conceptual Abstracts the architecture to above the IaaS. Abstracts cloud specifics. Provision servers with dynamic input...
6#CONFIGURATION         AUTOMATION                GOVERNANCE                                                   ®      Publ...
7# Abstraction with   Visibility and Customisation      Control                    One place for                    manage...
8#RightScale defined Cloud Management • World‘s       public cloud management platform • Managing cloud deployments global...
9#               Midwest      Chicago                                                         London   Amsterdam          ...
ClientsCloud Management
11#Hybrid Cloud at Zynga                                                 Zynga manages their public and                   ...
12#IT at Scale at Pearson                                      Requirements:                                      • Large ...
13#Running Rackspace at Behance                                           CTO and 1 developer manages                     ...
More detailCloud Management
15#Bridging Apps and Infrastructure               Dashboard                              API             Governance Contro...
16#MultiCloud PlatformDeployment-level abstraction•   Abstracts resources such as:     •   Virtual machines (instances)   ...
17#Configuration FrameworkConfiguration Management•   ServerTemplates™, RightScripts, hosted Chef•   Reproducible: Predict...
18#MultiCloud MarketplaceApplication stack store•   Published by RightScale, partners, and users•   Images, scripts, recip...
19#MultiCloud MarketplaceCloud-ready stacks             Pre-built by our ecosystemApp & Web Servers              RightScal...
20#Automation EngineResource monitoring•   Server and application monitoring•   Alerts and escalationsCapacity management•...
21#Governance ControlsIdentity and access management•   Authentication, roles, permissions•   Umbrella accounts and sharin...
22#Try it out free: rightscale.com•   Provision, monitor, and automate across 8 public clouds•   1 Account with 5 Users an...
Thank you!            Giri Fox            @girifox       gfox@rightscale.com  Awesome level of abstraction  Achieve new le...
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Overview of RightScale given to AWS user group, Sydney. October 3rd 2012.

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  • RightScale is based in southern CAWe are now up to 250 employees including software development contractors contractors. We have steadily and quickly growing since RightScale got started in 2006.The business went global from the start, and we now have offices in London, Tokyo, Singapore, and Seoul
  • From technical sys admin to the business userIT can maintain control, developers can customize, and operations can automate. Everyone can get the agility of the cloudBusiness is agile, efficient, and innovative.Enabling the basic benefits, that is what this platform is about.RightScale make the power of cloud accessible to everyone with automated solutions that are easy to use.Great technology is invisible.RightScale takes care of the annoying but critical details for operational excellence.
  • The Reasons for RightScaleServerTemplates allow for dynamic inputs such as addresses (e.g. DNS, load balancer), processes (e.g. monitoring), user names and passwords (e.g. database) and file names and locations (e.g. logs, applications, databases)
  • Social network for creative professionals (anyone with a portfolio to share)Rackspace customer; expanded from Managed Hosting to Cloud Servers to save $$ (they use RackConnect)Manage cloud servers on RightScale; the CTO and 1 developer run all of the operations (a true DevOps shop)Have been able to launch a bunch of new features (social activity feed, user analytics) in record time, for lower cost, on new technologies
  • RightScale overview and why I find it elegant

    1. 1. Giri Fox @girifox gfox@rightscale.comCloud Management
    2. 2. What is RightScale? Why I joined in Australia.Cloud Management
    3. 3. 3#RightScale• ~250 staff • October: opened office in Australia • HQ in Southern California • 25% of our people are ―cloudies‖ • Founded 2006• $47M venture capital invested Cloud Management
    4. 4. 4#Customers Cloud Management
    5. 5. 5#Conceptual Abstracts the architecture to above the IaaS. Abstracts cloud specifics. Provision servers with dynamic inputs such as addresses (e.g. DNS, load balancer), processes (e.g. monitoring), user names and locations (e.g. logs, applications, databases) Cloud Management
    6. 6. 6#CONFIGURATION AUTOMATION GOVERNANCE ® Public Clouds Private Clouds my network my storage my servers Cloud Management
    7. 7. 7# Abstraction with Visibility and Customisation Control One place for management and cost Choose Your Automation Own Clouds Massively scalable and agile applicationsCloud Management
    8. 8. 8#RightScale defined Cloud Management • World‘s public cloud management platform • Managing cloud deployments globally for • • More than launched supported cloud providers and counting Cloud Management
    9. 9. 9# Midwest Chicago London Amsterdam Beijing Seattle Dublin Oregon Seoul NYC AreaSF Area Tokyo DC AreaLas Vegas Southeast Hong Kong Hyderabad Singapore Dallas São Paulo soon Public & Managed Clouds Private Clouds Amazon Web Services IDCF / Yahoo! Japan SoftLayer Datapipe Korea Telecom Tata Google Cloud Platform Logicworks UnGeo HP Cloud Rackspace Windows Azure Cloud Management
    10. 10. ClientsCloud Management
    11. 11. 11#Hybrid Cloud at Zynga Zynga manages their public and private/hybrid cloud (zCloud) with RightScale – through a ‗single pane of glass‘ “zCloud also integrates with the operational and management tools that have proven critical to our business, such as RightScale and CloudStack.” Allan Leinwand, Zynga CTO Infrastructure Engineering• 1,000 servers launched in 24 hours• 100x increase in infrastructure in 2 years• From 20% to 80% of workloads in zCloud in 1 year Cloud Management
    12. 12. 12#IT at Scale at Pearson Requirements: • Large scale, 3M+ students • Single-tenant SaaS • Multi-cloud • Fast customer POC & onboarding Solution: • Clone-able, customizable environments • Consistent dev and production environments • AWS and Rackspace • Ability to easily pilot and test Cloud Management
    13. 13. 13#Running Rackspace at Behance CTO and 1 developer manages RightScale + Rackspace ―We have not had to look for systems administrators because of RightScale.‖ - Chris Henry, CTO, BehanceBuilt an Activity Feed feature in weekson MongoDB. Process images usingRackConnect."We dont have to spend a lot of time ormoney to experiment with newapplications.‖ Cloud Management
    14. 14. More detailCloud Management
    15. 15. 15#Bridging Apps and Infrastructure Dashboard API Governance Controls – Access, Security, Reporting Configuration Framework – ServerTemplates, RightScripts Automation Engine – Monitoring, Alerting, Scaling MultiCloud Platform – Provisioning Cloud IaaS software Hypervisor IaaS Hardware Private Clouds Public Clouds Cloud Management
    16. 16. 16#MultiCloud PlatformDeployment-level abstraction• Abstracts resources such as: • Virtual machines (instances) • Storage (object storage, block volumes) • Virtual networks (firewalls, subnets, VPNs, etc)• Abstracts providers: • 9 public cloud providers • 3 private cloud technologiesSelf-service provisioning• Click to launch or clone fully configured servers and deployments Cloud Management
    17. 17. 17#Configuration FrameworkConfiguration Management• ServerTemplates™, RightScripts, hosted Chef• Reproducible: Predictable deployment• Dynamic: Configuration from scripts at boot time• Multi-cloud: Cloud agnostic and portable• Modular: Role and behavior abstracted from infrastructureService Catalog• Edit and customize to specific use cases• Limit usage to certain users and sub-accounts Cloud Management
    18. 18. 18#MultiCloud MarketplaceApplication stack store• Published by RightScale, partners, and users• Images, scripts, recipes, and macros• Versioned and supportedLicense management• ISV single billing and pay-per-hour billing• Open source Cloud Management
    19. 19. 19#MultiCloud MarketplaceCloud-ready stacks Pre-built by our ecosystemApp & Web Servers RightScaleDatabases & Caches ISV PartnersAnd more… Community Cloud Management
    20. 20. 20#Automation EngineResource monitoring• Server and application monitoring• Alerts and escalationsCapacity management• Auto-scaling with complex launch rulesDeployment orchestration• Database backup, failover, recovery• Script execution• Code deploys and patches Cloud Management
    21. 21. 21#Governance ControlsIdentity and access management• Authentication, roles, permissions• Umbrella accounts and sharingPolicy management• Infrastructure audits and tracking• Event and user audit eventsUsage and cost management• Cost tracking and quotas• Real-time run rate projections Cloud Management
    22. 22. 22#Try it out free: rightscale.com• Provision, monitor, and automate across 8 public clouds• 1 Account with 5 Users and Community Support• Free account for 60 days — no credit card required• Enjoy free monthly usage of up to ~5 small servers (c1.medium) Cloud Management
    23. 23. Thank you! Giri Fox @girifox gfox@rightscale.com Awesome level of abstraction Achieve new levels of resiliency & automation Gain visibility and control Free trial at rightscale.comCloud Management

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