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AWS Customer Presentation - ORbyte


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Cedric Roll, Co-Founder of ORbyte Solutions presents about their use of AWS at the AWS Start-Up Event, London, April 28, 2009.

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AWS Customer Presentation - ORbyte

  1. 1. Trading in the Cloud ORbyte Solutions Ltd … while keeping your feet on the ground! AWS Startup Tour 2009 Cédric Roll / Francis Otshudi
  2. 2. About us <ul><li>&quot;We leverage our experience in software development, project delivery and IT operations to build products and offer services which enable our customers to gain a competitive advantage and fully exploit the potential of their technology&quot;  </li></ul> +44(0)800 612 7082
  3. 3. About us <ul><li>Products and services based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RIA (Rich Internet Application) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>XTP (eXtreme Transaction Processing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Core segments: Retail Brokers, Traders’ communities and financial content providers </li></ul><ul><li>FX platform first version released in January </li></ul> +44(0)800 612 7082
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  6. 6. Key benefits of Amazon EC2 <ul><li>“ Save for a rainy day” : Cost control for a start-up </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Sky is the limit” : Access to an infrastructure we just couldn’t afford otherwise </li></ul><ul><li>“ Agile provisioning” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Unique Selling Point (USP) enhancer” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trading services on demand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>POC and Time to market </li></ul></ul> +44(0)800 612 7082
  7. 7. Our Experience in EC2 <ul><li>Gigaspaces EC2 Cloud Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Used to deploy our processing layer (price calculations, order processing, risk calculations, margins,…) </li></ul><ul><li>XML used to describe the application and the provisioning requirements in EC2 </li></ul><ul><li>SSL encrypted remote access to the instance (NX client) </li></ul><ul><li>Access to the performance monitor for the grid cluster and individual server instance </li></ul> +44(0)800 612 7082
  8. 8. Our Experience in EC2 <ul><li>S3 Fox - S3 Firefox Organiser </li></ul><ul><li>Used to get the application into our S3 buckets </li></ul><ul><li>Stores our private AMI (for our web services layer) </li></ul><ul><li>Upload chart close of business data into S3 </li></ul> +44(0)800 612 7082
  9. 9. Next Steps <ul><li>Performance benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Cost benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Failover and recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Security and regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud provider evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Other Amazon products: DevPay, MapReduce,... </li></ul> +44(0)800 612 7082
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