From Surendra Reddy's presentation "Walking Through Cloud Serving at Yahoo!" at the 2009 Cloud Computing Expo in Santa Clara, CA, USA. Here's the talk description on the Expo's site: http://cloudcomputingexpo.com/event/session/508
_____We believe, Cloud computing is about Driving Innovation.At Yahoo!, we are developing and deploying Cloud Services to help us drive innovationBy providing a set of horizontal Cloud services that are broadly applicable to building many Yahoo! products We are able to reallocate many developers to building products and features from building product-centric infrastructure. We are providing a stable base of Cloud Services that enable product developers to iterate quickly and innovate without risking product quality We are providing the ability to process and analyze enormous amounts of data easily and quickly for purposes of improving consumer experience with our products.
Hundreds of properties/productsEnormous Scale 500M+ unique visitors monthly 300M+ Mail users 100’s of petabytes of storage 100’s of billions of objects stored Billions of daily requestsGlobal footprint
Transcript of "Walking Through Cloud Serving at Yahoo!"
Standard Catalog of attributes, extensible</li></ul>Resource Operations<br /><ul><li>Operation, Control, and Notification</li></li></ul><li>Open Cloud Access Protocol<br />Management Operation Services<br /><ul><li>CREATE - Create an instance of a managed resource
DELETE - Delete an instance of a managed resource
GET - Request managed resource properties (for one resource or a set of resource)
ACTION - Request an action to be performed on a managed resource</li></li></ul><li>Open Cloud Access Protocol<br />Management Notification Services<br /><ul><li>EVENT- Send events occurring on managed resources (VM events, VM stats etc, SNMP events etc)
ALERT- Send alerts for resource failures and exceptions</li></ul>Life Cycle Management Services<br /><ul><li>START- Starts the resource