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RightScale Webinar: Enterprise-Grade Cloud Cost Planning and Management

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  • 1. Cloud Management! #rightscale! Enterprise)Grade-Cloud-Cost- Planning-and-Management- August-7th-2013- Watch the Video of this presentaton
  • 2. #2 Cloud Management! #2 #rightscale! Your-Panel-Today- •  Ronnie-Regev,"Product"Manager" •  Hassan-Khajeh)Hosseini,"Product"Manager" " Q&A"" •  Michael-Curry,"Account"Execu4ve,"RightScale" •  Terry-Husayn,"Account"Manager,"RightScale" ! Please&use&the&“Ques,ons”&window&to&ask&ques,ons&any&,me!&
  • 3. #3 Cloud Management! #3 #rightscale! Overview •  7 years of expertise with cloud •  Multi-Cloud Management •  RightScale customers empowered with cloud •  Enterprise self-service IT, dev & test, big data analytics •  Leading edge cloud use cases – scalable web, gaming
  • 4. #4 Cloud Management! #4 #rightscale! Agenda •  Change to the Cloud – The Mind Shift •  Phases of Cost Management 1.  Investigation and Planning 2.  Deploying and Monitoring 3.  Optimization •  Note: We drink our own champagne
  • 5. #5 Cloud Management! #5 #rightscale! VS Mind Shift = Confusion = Slipping on Costs 12,000 Price Points!! 14 months, 29 price changes The-Cloud-Mind-ShiG-
  • 6. Cloud Management! #rightscale! Phases-Of-Cost-Management-
  • 7. #7 Cloud Management! #7 #rightscale! 1. Investigation and Planning •  Proof Of Concept (POC) projects •  Not too simple •  Might look good, but not a POC •  RightScale Webinars •  Architect the application 1.  Think about services (compute, storage, data transfers etc) 2.  Think about workloads 3.  Think about cloud providers PlanForCloud.com ! Cloud Providers
  • 8. #8 Cloud Management! #8 #rightscale! Cloud Costs – PlanForCloud
  • 9. #9 Cloud Management! #9 #rightscale! Cloud Cost Tips •  Things to note at this stage: •  Server costs will be 70-95% of your costs, however, do not look past other costs •  Storage, Database, Data Transfers, Support, Licenses, Others •  You pay for the amount of storage you provision, not the amount you use •  Specific resources for specific use cases •  If you terminate a server with a volume attached, you will still be charged for the volume More: blog.PlanForCloud.com
  • 10. #10 Cloud Management! #10 #rightscale! Deploying •  Location, Location, Location! •  Choose your regions wisely •  Account and deployment structures •  Tag Everything!!! •  Accounts, Servers, Deployments •  Report:predicate=tagcontent (report:deployment=dev)
  • 11. #11 Cloud Management! #11 #rightscale! HA & DR Costs •  Fault tolerance is the goal •  Do you know what your HA & DR strategies will cost? “Everything fails, all the time.” Werner Vogels, CTO Amazon.com
  • 12. #12 Cloud Management! #12 #rightscale! Monitoring Costs •  Cloud Cost Sprawl •  Low cost resources and quick access can be a blessing and a curse •  This is not a one person job but a team effort •  How RightScale does it •  At-a-glance •  Deployments & account level costs •  Detailed •  Cross-account granular costs •  Solution Demo •  Generating cost reporting data •  Consuming it through common tools
  • 13. #13 Cloud Management! #13 #rightscale! 3. Optimization •  Resource Optimization •  Using existing resources more optimally •  Looking at monitoring metrics (CPU, Memory etc) •  Setting procedures in place •  Using the correct resources for the job (e.g. EBS vs S3 vs Glacier) •  Cost Optimization •  Require business decisions to be made •  Usually cloud provider specific (purchase options)
  • 14. #14 Cloud Management! #14 #rightscale! Resource Optimization •  Resource Optimization •  Idle Server Identification •  Alerting •  Shut down entire deployments •  Monitoring graphs •  Change instance types •  Clean out storage •  User access control Do this regularly !
  • 15. #15 Cloud Management! #15 #rightscale! Cost Optimization •  Purchase options •  AWS & Azure •  How do you want to pay (upfront vs. monthly) •  Commitment period •  Drive behavior •  Note: Next year, the same will maintain costs •  PlanForCloud can help you with Reserved Instance decisions •  Instance running period •  Google & Azure = minutely •  AWS = hourly
  • 16. #16 Cloud Management! #16 #rightscale! What’s Next 1.  Simulate your cost structure with PlanForCloud •  Generate a forecast based on your growth pattern 2.  Sign up for a free RightScale account 3.  Get in touch •  Cloud Strategy •  Cost Management •  Architecture, Performance, Hybrid Cloud etc Contact-RightScale- (866)"720B0208" sales@rightscale.com"" www.rightscale.com ""