Citrix Cloud Master Class June 2014

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In this session you will learn about architecting your private cloud infrastructure for speed and agility using Citrix cloud solutions, including: …

In this session you will learn about architecting your private cloud infrastructure for speed and agility using Citrix cloud solutions, including:
Considerations for cloud infrastructure deployment
How Citrix diamond-validated partner SSI used Citrix cloud solutions to enhance business for their customers
A cloud product demo highlighting speed and agility of infrastructure deployment

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  • 1. Citrix Cloud Master Class June 18th/19th 2014 Important – Webinar Audio The audio for this webinar is available over VoIP. Just select the ‘Use Mic & Speakers’ option to listen to the webinar through your computers speakers. To listen using your telephone select the ‘Use Telephone’ option. For local numbers click the ‘additional numbers’ link. You will need to use the Access Code and Audio PIN. This webinar will be recorded
  • 2. Architecting your Private Cloud Infrastructure for Speed and Agility with CloudPlatform Solutions Marc Trouard-Riolle, Senior Marketing Manager, Citrix Systems Inc. Jacob Ben-David, Senior Systems Engineer, Citrix Systems Inc. June 2014
  • 3. Tweet about this session @citrixcloud and #cloudstackworks
  • 4. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.5 Citrix Products discussed – Citrix CloudPlatform – Citrix XenServer Key Takeaways – A complete Citrix stack for all cloud layers: out-of-the-box functionality – Operations, service management & governance capabilities – Customer-proven production clouds driving real-world business – Citrix delivers the agility and efficiency demanded by dynamic businesses Master Class Summary
  • 5. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.6 Audience Poll What are your top drivers for investing in cloud computing technology? 1. Business continuity/disaster recovery 2. Increased flexibility 3. Speed of deployment 4. Better agility for customer support or services 5. Lower CAPEX
  • 6. Cloud Compute
  • 7. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.8 Citrix Private Cloud Architecture Modular and scalable building blocks Flexible component options Simple to grow and operate Zone Load Balancer Firewall …. Pod N Secondary Storage Cluster 1 …. Pod 1 Cluster N Primary Storage Host
  • 8. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.9 Citrix Private Cloud Architecture Zone Load Balancer Firewall …. Pod N Secondary Storage Cluster 1 …. Pod 1 Cluster N Primary Storage Host Zone Load Balancer Firewall …. Pod N Secondary Storage Cluster 1 …. Pod 1 Cluster N Primary Storage Host Citrix clouds can scale across multiple Availability Zones Zones configurations can be workload optimized Zone Load Balancer Firewall …. Pod N Secondary Storage Cluster 1 …. Pod 1 Cluster N Primary Storage Host Enterprise Desktops Cloud-Native Workloads Traditional Workloads
  • 9. Cloud Storage
  • 10. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.11 CloudPlatform Storage Pod 1 Host 2 Cluster 1 Host 1 Primary Storage L3 switch NFS Secondary Storage L2 switch • Configured at Cluster-level. Connected to hosts for better performance • Stores all disk volumes for VMs in a cluster • Cluster can have one or more primary storages • Local disk, iSCSI, FC, FCOE or NFS Primary Storage • Configured at Zone or Region • Stores all Templates, ISOs and Volume Snapshots • Zone or Region can have one or more secondary storages • NFS, S3 API compatible block storage • NFS can be configured to be delivered via a dedicated L3 storage network Secondary Storage S3 Secondary Storage Region Zone
  • 11. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.12 Storage Example: Service based storage allocation SATA SSD Tag SSDTag SATA SATA Disk 50GB = 10€/Month SolidSate Disk 50GB = 30€/Month
  • 12. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.13 Storage Performance Flexibility Primary storage configuration Support for different storage performance tiers Flexibility over disk sizing Provision either local or shared storage Governance for control of access and consumption
  • 13. Cloud Networking
  • 14. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.15 Basic (Layer 3) vs. Advanced (Layer 2) Networking Segmentation based on feature set and ease-of-deployment Basic: true AWS-style L3 isolation • Tenants do not get contiguous IP addresses • Network segmentation based on Security Groups • Tremendous scale (tens of thousands) • XenServer and KVM only Advanced: offers full L2 subnets • VLANs subject to default implementation (4K limit) • More features (source NAT, PF, VPN) Layer-2 Layer-3 Isolation VLAN Security Groups (XenServer only) Performance Better Better Network setup Moderate Easy Support broadcast Yes No Scalability Good Best Interoperability with external resources Good Poor
  • 15. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.16 Gateway 10.1.1.1 10.1.1.2 10.1.1.3 10.1.1.4 10.1.1.5 Networking Types Layer-2 Isolation with vLANs Public Network/Internet Guest Virtual Network 10.1.1.0/24 VLAN 100 DHCP, DNS NAT Load Balancing VPN Public IP 65.37.14.1 Guest VM Guest VM Guest VM Guest VM CloudPlatform Virtual Router L3 w/Security Groups L2 Isolation w/VLANs No Isolation Overlay Isolation
  • 16. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.17 Public IP 65.37.14.1 Network Provider Support Layer-2 Isolation with External Devices for Network Services Additional support for 3rd party networking Physical firewall and load balancers Enabling increased scale and enhanced service capabilities Public Network/Internet Private IP 10.1.1.112 DHCP DNS Public IP 65.37.14.2 Private IP 10.1.1.111 10.1.1.2 10.1.1.3 10.1.1.4 10.1.1.5 Guest Virtual Network 10.1.1.0/24 VLAN 100 Guest VM Guest VM Guest VM Guest VM Juniper SRX Firewall NetScaler CloudPlatform Virtual Router
  • 17. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.18 Network Service Flexibility Multi-tier Network Support for Complex Enterprise Applications Public IP 65.37.141.111 Public Network/Interne t Private IP 10.1.1.112 DHCP, DNS User-data Public IP 65.37.141.112 10.1.1.2 Web VM1 10.1.1.3 Web VM2 NetScaler Load Balancer Private IP 10.1.1.111Juniper SRX Firewall CCP Virtual Router CCP Virtual Router Virtual Network 10.1.1.0/24 VLAN 100 Virtual Network 10.1.2.0/24 VLAN 1001 10.1.2.21 10.1.2.18 10.1.2.31 App VM1 10.1.3.21 Virtual Network 10.1.3.0/24 VLAN 141 10.1.2.24 App VM2 10.1.3.45 10.1.3.24 DB VM1 CCP Virtual Router DHCP, DNS, User-data DHCP, DNS User-data, Source-NAT, VPN Public IP 65.37.141.115 Orchestrate complex n-tier applications
  • 18. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.19 Citrix NetScaler Integration CCP can spin-up a VPX instance on NetScaler SDX, can spin-down Add the NetScaler in CCP -> Infrastructure->Network Service Providers- >NetScaler Create the Network offering and Select Load Balancing using NetScaler
  • 19. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.20 Supported Network Service Providers Options when creating a network service offering Virtual Router Citrix NetScaler Juniper SRX F5 BigIP Host based (KVM/Xen) Remote Access VPN Yes No No No No DNS/DHCP User Data Yes No No No No Firewall Yes No Yes No No Load Balancing Yes Yes No Yes No Elastic IP No Yes No No No Elastic LB No Yes No No No Source NAT Yes No Yes No No Static NAT Yes Yes Yes No No Port Forwarding Yes No Yes No No
  • 20. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.21 Typical CloudPlatform Architecture Multi-site Enterprise Infrastructure Router L3 Core Switch Top of Rack Switch ……… … Servers Primary Mgmt Server Cluster Object Store Availability Zone 2 Pod 1 Pod 2 Pod 3 Pod N MySQL Load Balancer Cloud Operations Admin Availability Zone 1 Standby Mgmt Server Cluster MySQL
  • 21. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.22 Audience Poll What is the biggest challenge you face with your private cloud deployments? 1. Budget 2. Technical skills required 3. Security concerns 4. Legal compliance or regulatory needs 5. Fear of vendor lock-in
  • 22. XenDesktop/XenApp Cloud Provisioning with CloudPlatform
  • 23. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.24 Cloud Provisioning of XenDesktop/XenApp Multiple Workload Types within a Single Cloud Availability Zone A XenDesktop Controller Windows Server Windows Desktop Apps Desktops Apps Desktops Controller XenDesktop VM XenDesktop VM XenDesktop VM Director EdgeSight Studio Availability Zone B XenDesktop VM XenDesktop VM Pod 1 Pod 2 Pod nPod 1 Pod 2 Pod n CloudPlatform powered by Apache CloudStack
  • 24. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.25 Cloud Provisioning of XenDesktop/XenApp Multiple Workload Types within a Single Cloud XenDesktop Controller Windows Server Windows Desktop Apps Desktops Apps Desktops Studio Availability Zone A Availability Zone B Availability Zone C Controller XenDesktop VM XenDesktop VM XenDesktop VM XenDesktop VM Director EdgeSight CloudPlatform powered by Apache CloudStack Server VM Server VM Server VM Server VM XenDesktop VM Pod 1 Pod 2 Pod nPod 1 Pod 2 Pod nPod 1 Pod 2 Pod n
  • 25. Demo
  • 26. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.27 250+Large Scale Production Clouds In Deployment Production sites with over 40,000+ Servers per Region Service Providers | Telcos Web 2.0 Enterprise | Education | Government
  • 27. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.28 Citrix Products discussed – Citrix CloudPlatform – Citrix XenServer Key Takeaways – A complete Citrix stack for all cloud layers: out-of-the-box functionality – Operations, service management & governance capabilities – Customer-proven production clouds driving real-world business – Citrix delivers the agility and efficiency demanded by dynamic businesses Master Class Summary
  • 28. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.29 Resources Learn how to build your own cloud with new resources and support from Citrix: http://www.citrix.com/products/cloudplatform/resources-and-support.html CloudPlatform 90-day free trial: http://www.citrix.com/products/cloudplatform/try Master Class recording: In a follow-up email Follow us on Social Media -
  • 29. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.30 Citrix Education Fuel your talent with continuous learning. Citrix Education offers the following technical training for Cloud professionals: CCP-300: Implementing Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3 Powered by Apache CloudStack CPE-A26 Free Practice Exam Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration CXS-203: Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Visit bit.ly/CloudDiscount to save 10% off through June 30* *Not valid with any other promotions, packages or discounts. Applies only to new purchases. Regional limitations may apply.
  • 30. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.31 Have Your Say! Look out for a survey email in the next couple of weeks titled: “Citrix Cloud Survey – Your Input”
  • 31. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.32 Giveaway Prize What is the name of the Basic Zone (layer-3) isolation technology? Security Groups!
  • 32. Q&A
  • 33. © 2014 Citrix. Confidential.34 WORK BETTER. LIVE BETTER.