An Example<br />Fundraising Video<br />Mailing list of 45,000 people<br />Challenge: <br />Get the video served quickly and economically to the audience<br />Address both the initial burst + the long tail.<br />
Who are the major players in this space?<br />
What we’re doing at Allegheny<br />We moved our podcast and video hosting to Amazon S3 in 2007<br />Served admissions + fundraising videos <br />Served videos for our partnership with NY Times<br />Audio, video and SWF hosting for our online tour<br />
Does the cloud make sense for your project?<br />Duration of project<br />Type of service needed<br />The cloud is better at some things than others<br />Amount of data to move<br />May be cist oe<br />
Activate your Amazon Web Services Account<br />
View your file</li></li></ul><li>6/4/09<br />S3 + CDN = CloudFront<br /><ul><li>Additional costs but faster access around the world</li></li></ul><li>6/4/09<br />EC2<br /><ul><li> Create an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) containing your applications, libraries, data and associated configuration settings. Or use pre-configured, templated images to get up and running immediately.
Upload the AMI into Amazon S3. Amazon EC2 provides tools that make storing the AMI simple. Amazon S3 provides a safe, reliable and fast repository to store your images.
Use Amazon EC2 web service to configure security and network access.
Choose which instance type(s) and operating system you want, then start, terminate, and monitor as many instances of your AMI as needed, using the web service APIs or the variety of management tools provided.
Determine whether you want to run in multiple locations, utilize static IP endpoints, or attach persistent block storage to your instances</li></li></ul><li>6/4/09<br />EC2 in Plain English<br /><ul><li>Start up as many servers as you want