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AWS Customer Presentation - SOASTA


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Tom Lounibos, Founder and CEO, SOASTA talks about their use of AWS to power website testing at the AWS Start-Up Event Seattle 2009.

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AWS Customer Presentation - SOASTA

  1. 1. SOASTA CloudTest tm Delivering Reliability-as-a-Service Named 2008 “Top 10” Cloud Vendors - Information Week Named 2008 “Cool Vendor” for Web Application Testing - Gartner Named 2008 “Best Cloud Application” - IT Management & Cloud Named 2008 “Top 20” Cloud Vendors - Cloud Computing Journal
  2. 2. Reliability Matters Latency is Now being Measured.... in Lost Sales Recent Reports Recent Headlines 40 million users Crash Tata Motors web site Netflix Goes Down For 11 Hours J. Crew Website Crashes Due To People Searching For Obama Items Amazon loses up to 1% of Sales with 100ms of latency on Site Google loses 20% Traffic with .5 second of Latency
  3. 3. Root Causes of Poor Performance <ul><li>net </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sudden Increases in User Traffic </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ANY Change To : </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Application </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Environment </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By Your Service Provider </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connections & Settings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Web2.0 Dirty Little Secret Most of us, do NOT Load or Performance Test our web applications and sites before GOING LIVE!
  5. 5. No Testing, Turns our Potential Customers into… Digital Test-Crash-Dummies
  6. 6. Introducing Cloud Testing With SOASTA & AWS
  7. 7. About SOASTA <ul><li>net </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Based in The Silicon Valley </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On-Demand Performance Test : </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Affordable </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web Scale </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High Quality Analytics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First Cloud Test (Feb. ’08) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Global Cloud Test Network </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Over (100) Customer’s </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Appriss, Inc. SOASTA Customers
  9. 9. Why We Use Amazon <ul><li>net </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thought Leadership </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon AWS Provides us with: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Affordability </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Killer App for the Cloud </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Need for 1,000’s of Servers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For Only a few Hours at a Time </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. TurboTax Cloud Testing With SOASTA & AWS
  11. 11. SPOTLIGHT <ul><li>Net </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Millions of eFilers each TAX year </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Performance issues in Past </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Largest Previous Test, 4K users </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WHY? Web Scale, Speed, Price </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Used (2,200) Server Cores in EC2 for (120) Hours. Simulating 300K Tax filers. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fraction of the Cost (Traditional) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. TurboTax: CloudTest-EC2 Hong Kong LIVE TurboTax Application Intuit Data Center Simulation of 272,000 Tax Filers Required 2,250 server cores from EC2 CloudTest Test Engineer AMAZON - AWS
  13. 13. Real Time Test Analytics
  14. 14. &quot;Most confidence we have had in an Intuit system in production... Ever! Thanks SOASTA-EC2! &quot; Dan Bartow, Manager of Performance Engineering TurboTax.
  15. 15. Qtrax Start-up, Simulates 500,000 Concurrent Users
  16. 16. SPOTLIGHT: QTRAX <ul><li>Net </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New Online Music Launch </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expecting Millions of Users </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why: Elasticity, Speed, Price </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Needed (2,500) server cores for (50) Hours to simulate 10M Music Lovers . </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Priceless! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. “ Cloud Testing with SOASTA-EC2 Rocks! It will forever change how ALL web sites are tested! Chris Roe, CTO QTRAX
  18. 18. Valentines Day is Super Bowl of eCards
  19. 19. SPOTLIGHT: Hallmark Valentines Day <ul><li>Net </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expecting 5M users on 09 V- Day </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Largest Previous Load Test 2K users </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why SOASTA: Analytics, Speed, Price </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provisioned over (500) server cores in EC2 tested for (50) hours simulating 10M eCards being sent. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hallmark Remains the Leader </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 20. &quot;Valentines Day was a 100% Success at Hallmark. Cloud Testing with SOASTA-EC2 was a Game Changer for us.” Cheryl Davis, Manager of Engineering
  21. 21. SOASTA CloudTest tm Delivering Reliability-as-a-Service [email_address] [email_address] [email_address]