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Cloud computing jargon floods the market. Technicians like to wax eloquent about elasticity, scalability and virtual machines. This simple presentation cuts through all the jargon and tells you what ...

Cloud computing jargon floods the market. Technicians like to wax eloquent about elasticity, scalability and virtual machines. This simple presentation cuts through all the jargon and tells you what is a Cloud in terms that make sense to anybody.

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What is a Cloud? Information for the Business Person. What is a Cloud? Information for the Business Person. Presentation Transcript

  • What is a Cloud?Just what a Business Person wants to know
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is…A bunch of computers…
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is…A bunch of computers… … pretending to be ONE COMPUTER
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is…A bunch of computers… … pretending to be ONE COMPUTER with all CPUs,Memory, and Disks addedtogether
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is…A bunch of computers… … pretending to be ONE COMPUTER with all as if it is CPUs, ONE GIANTMemory, COMPUTER and with lots of Disks Computing added power,together Memory and Disk.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… This “Giant Computer”, in turn, pretends to be all different kinds of computer environments.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… This “Giant Computer”, in turn, pretends to be different kinds of computer environments.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… This “Giant Computer”, in turn, pretends to be different kinds of computer environments.Windows
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… This “Giant Computer”, in turn, pretends to be different kinds of computer Linux environments.Windows
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… This “Giant Computer”, in turn, pretends to be different kinds of computer Linux Mac environments.Windows and others…
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… This “Giant Computer” allows users to create within itself whatever kind or size of “computers” they need.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… This “Giant Computer” allows users to create within itself whatever kind or size of “computers” they need.Called “Virtual Machines” – because each such “computer” does not exist physically, although it behaves exactly like a real computer.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… Each “virtual machine” can expand at will into a larger or faster computer Free by utilizing the resources free resources.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… Each “virtual machine” can expand at will into a larger or faster computer Free by utilizing the resources free resources.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is… Each “virtual machine” can expand at will into a larger or faster computer Free by utilizing the resources free resources.When the need is over, they can shrink, and the resources become free for other VMs.
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical Now that we understand the concept, let us look at a more technical implementation of the concept.
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical Now that we understandSo, let us ask the the concept, let us look question again: at a more technical What is a implementation of the concept. Cloud? And the answer is…
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical1A server farm ora collection of alarge number ofservers...
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical1A server farm ora collection of alarge number of 2servers... … combined into one HUGE SHARABLE RESOURCE POOL…
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical1A server farm ora collection of alarge number of 2servers... … combined into one HUGE SHARABLE RESOURCE3… in which POOL…Virtual Machinescan be created, which look and behave justlike real servers on which our applicationscan run – with some important advantages.
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical 4 Each Virtual Server is fully elastic: we can allocate or deallocate resources instantly.
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical 4 Each Virtual Server is fully elastic: we can allocate or deallocate resources instantly.5 Pay only for resources we actually utilize.
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical 4 Each Virtual Server is fully elastic: we can allocate or deallocate resources instantly.5 Pay only for resources we actually utilize.6 Should be accessible from ANY DEVICE that can access the Internet. It is an Internet based service.
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technical 4 Each Virtual Server is fully elastic: we can allocate or deallocate resources instantly.5 Pay only for resources we actually utilize.6 Should be accessible from ANY DEVICE that can access the Internet. It is an Internet based7 Available anytime, anywhere. service.
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technicalRESULT ?
  • Demystifying the Cloud Let’s get more technicalRESULT We get Scalable Computing Power as a service, served and billed like electricity.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility An excellent analogy to the Cloud already exists in our daily life…
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Electricity Analogy An excellent analogy to the Cloud already exists in our daily life…
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Electricity AnalogyWe are used to consuming electricity as ascalable service.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Electricity AnalogyWe are used to consuming electricity as ascalable service.When we build a house, do have to install apower generating plant? No, we don’t.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Electricity AnalogyWe are used to consuming electricity as ascalable service.When we build a house, do have to install apower generating plant? No, we don’t.Do we pay a fixed price for electricitywhether we consume it or not? No, we don’t.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Electricity AnalogyWe are used to consuming electricity as ascalable service.When we build a house, do have to install apower generating plant? No, we don’t.Do we pay a fixed price for electricitywhether we consume it or not? No, we don’t.Do we pay more the moment we switch on alight bulb, and stop paying as soon as weswitch the bulb off? Yes, we do.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Electricity Analogy When we buy an additional TV for home, do we worry about where to get the additional power required? No. We just plug it into the wall socket.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Electricity AnalogyThe Cloud makes the exact same facilities available for computing power.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Electricity AnalogyThe Cloud makes the exact same facilities available for computing power.Computing Power as a Scalable Service. Just like electricity. That is the Cloud.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Cloud is totally transforming the way companies provide for computing power.
  • Demystifying the Cloud A cloud is like a utility The Cloud is totally transforming the way companies provide for computing power. The next generation may not even be awarethat computing power was ever available any other way.
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