Harnessing The Cloud

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A discussion of 5 different ways of storing and computing data - thinking about the positives and negatives of each approach.

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Harnessing The Cloud

  1. 1. <ul><li>Derrin Kent - [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Hand - [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>01299 405719 </li></ul><ul><li>07792 569415 </li></ul><ul><li>http://tdm.info </li></ul>Harnessing the Cloud Derrin Kent - [email_address] Richard Hand - [email_address] o Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info
  2. 2. <ul><li>...because we believe there is: </li></ul><ul><li>An ethical case </li></ul><ul><li>A technological case and </li></ul><ul><li>A rock solid business case </li></ul><ul><li>...for Open Source software. </li></ul>TDM are... Happy Penguins! Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info
  3. 3. TDM are not... Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info <ul><li>...because we believe that: </li></ul><ul><li>We should seek to use good software wherever it helps. </li></ul><ul><li>Proprietary software can serve as the Ying to Open Source's Yang. </li></ul>Angry Penguins
  4. 4. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info Who are we?
  5. 5. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info Who are we?
  6. 6. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info Who are we?
  7. 7. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info Who are we?
  8. 8. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info http://tdm.info
  9. 9. <ul><li>Talk about when / why to choose cloud computing </li></ul><ul><li>Get you talking about when you personally might choose cloud computing </li></ul><ul><li>Show you some ways in which we are using cloud computing ourselves </li></ul><ul><li>...so let's get started. </li></ul>We are going to... Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info
  10. 10. How many people here use Linux on a daily basis? Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info
  11. 11. How many people here use the internet on a daily basis? Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info How many people here use the internet on a daily basis?
  12. 12. Five different ways we can compute Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info <ul><li>Local Device e.g. Desktop, Laptop, Netbook, PDA, Games Console, Watch(?), Fridge(?) </li></ul><ul><li>Local Server e.g. Dell or IBM running Windows or Linux </li></ul><ul><li>Single SaaS (Software as a Service) e.g. SalesForce.com </li></ul><ul><li>Open Cloud e.g. TDM, ULCC </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Cloud e.g. Windows Azure, Google Apps, Amazon EC2 </li></ul><ul><li>= Choice with Trade-offs </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Positives </li></ul><ul><li>You can work on the train! (No Broadband Required) </li></ul><ul><li>High Performance </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tailorability” </li></ul><ul><li>Very private, locally stored data </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile augmented reality </li></ul>(1) Your own Local Device <ul><li>Negatives </li></ul><ul><li>Poor for Community Interaction / Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Disincentive for corporate interoperability </li></ul>Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info
  14. 14. (2) Local Servers Managed by IT Dept. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info <ul><li>Positives </li></ul><ul><li>Some Privacy but more interactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to monitor security and performance </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to monitor user activity (re: Data Protection + e-Safety) </li></ul><ul><li>Very private, locally stored data </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>Negatives </li></ul><ul><li>Not very eco-friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Core versus fringe activity. </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Would an FE College employ a construction department with and architect, civili engineer, construction worker etc.? </li></ul>
  15. 15. What is this? Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info
  16. 16. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info Local Electricity Generators were made redundant by the National Grid...
  17. 17. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info (3) Open Cloud / Shared Services / Open Source Software, Elastic Computing <ul><li>Positives </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-friendly - effectively managed server space in datacentres (VMs?) </li></ul><ul><li>Still get local access to expertise / support </li></ul><ul><li>Outsource supplier will offer training / configuration services in addition to managed hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid Deployment / ease of scaling </li></ul><ul><li>Negatives </li></ul><ul><li>Trust: Perhaps it is easier to trust Microsoft? </li></ul><ul><li>Price: More expensive than international data centre hosting? </li></ul>
  18. 18. (4) (Single) SaaS Twitter v's identi.ca / FaceBook versus Mahoodle (Creepy Treehouse) Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info <ul><li>Positives </li></ul><ul><li>Big communities can boom better than (eg TDM Network Hubs) </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing: You go out to the people (they don't come to you). </li></ul><ul><li>Very private, locally stored data </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>Negatives </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy? Ownership of Data (eg Facebook) </li></ul><ul><li>Exportability? If the service goes down, you lose everything (eg Pod-O-Matic) </li></ul><ul><li>Misuse? Creepy Treehouse - Ref: e-Learning? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Hosted Services e.g. VMs, Dedicated servers (eg Rackspace), Co-Located Servers </li></ul><ul><li>Managed Services e.g. TDM, Rackspace </li></ul>(5) Corporate Cloud (4) Open Cloud <ul><li>Hosted Services e.g. Old-Style Webhosting (on templates and cPanels) or Amazon EC2 </li></ul><ul><li>Managed Services e.g. Windows Azure, Google Apps, Sales Force.com </li></ul>Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info
  20. 20. (5) Corporate Cloud: International Datacenters Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info
  21. 21. <ul><li>Positives </li></ul><ul><li>Green and Eco-Friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Easy Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Negatives </li></ul><ul><li>Trust? </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy Policy? </li></ul><ul><li>Exportability of your Data? </li></ul><ul><li>Openness of APIs? Software Integration? </li></ul><ul><li>Control over future costs? </li></ul><ul><li>Configurability of platform? </li></ul>Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info (5) Corporate Cloud: International Datacenters
  22. 22. Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info This is an age of Technopreneurship, Choices and Trade-offs
  23. 23. Group Activity... Tel. 01299 405719 Mob. 07792569451 Web. http://tdm.info

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