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Cloud Presentation 2010

  1. 1. Cloud Computing What is it? Albert J. Bischke April 2010
  2. 2. Answers to those questions that keep you up at night! What is Cloud Computing? The simplicity and yet the complexity. Where to start? Where does it end? Support Pro’s and Con’s Albert J. Bischke
  3. 3. Before the buzz word “Cloud Computing”• Web Mail• On line shopping (eBay)• Wikipedia• Google, Amazon• Face Book• News• You Tube• Lime wire (file sharing) Albert J. Bischke
  4. 4. What is Cloud Computing? Simplified definition:Cloud computing is a general term foranything that involves delivering hosted services over the internet. Albert J. Bischke
  5. 5. What is Cloud Computing? Four types of Cloud Computing: Public, Community, Private, Hybrid•SaaS (Software as a Service)•Utility computing•Web services•Platform as a service•Pay per use basis in real time over the internet•Massively scalable•Services always there when you need them : on-demand,dynamic•Only use what you need when you need it•Transparent : Complexity concealed from users•Service orientated Albert J. Bischke
  6. 6. The simplicity and yet the complexity•Utility computing : storage of data, virtual data centers, data disasterrecover, data backup,•SaaS (software as a service) : Microsoft Office, Exchange Mail,Web Server or any type of software application.•MSP (managed service providers); applications that are run beforeexposing to the local I.T. such as SPAM filter and virus scanning.•Web services : service providers offer application programminginterface (API’s) to exploit functionality over the internet rather thanoffering full blown applications. Such as Google Maps, ADP Payroll,U.S. Postal Service Albert J. Bischke
  7. 7. The simplicity and yet thecomplexity•Service commerce platforms; offers service hub that users interactwith as with travel orders or secretarial services.•Platform as a service : User builds their own applications that runon our infrastructure and are delivered to the end user by theinternet like, Coghead, Google, App Engine. Anexample is Yahoo Pipes is a powerful composition tool toaggregate, manipulate, and mashup content from around the webto meet your needs.•Internet integration; in the cloud integration such as b to bintegration to integrate trading partners (external company) intoyour business. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and ApplicationStatement 2 (AS2) Albert J. Bischke
  8. 8. Where to start?• Physical infrastructure • Managed Hosting, Collocation, Internet Service Provider, Unmanaged hosting • Two Cows, GoDaddy, RackSpace• Virtual Infrastructure as a Service • Virtual servers, Logical disks, VLAN networks, Systems Management • Utility Based Cloud Hosting like Amazon EC2 or Mosso from Rackspace• Software platform as a Service • Development-platform-as-a-service, Database, Message Queue, App Servicer. Blob or object data stores • Microsoft SQL Azure, Engine Yard• App components as a Service • APIs for specific service access for integration, Web-based software service than can combine to create new services, as in a mashup• Software as a Service • Rich Internet application web sites, Application as Web Sites, Collaboration and email, Office Productivity, Client apps that connect to services in the cloud • Gmail, Myspace, Webex, Piccsa Albert J. Bischke
  9. 9. Where does it end?You would think with the human imagination? THINK AGAIN we have Artificial Intelligence! Albert J. Bischke
  10. 10. SupportIs all dependant on how simple orcomplex you want your cloud tobe. • Customer Self Sufficient • Instant Messaging • Email • Telephone Albert J. Bischke
  11. 11. Pro’s & Con’sPro’s: • No borders on the market!! • Low investment • Fast return on investment • Flexible with changing technologies • Ease of Scalability • Pay as you go • Access applications when and where you want • TransparentCon’s: • Keeping up • Space • Security, Security, Security! Albert J. Bischke
  12. 12. Questions?  Thank you for your time. Albert J. Bischke