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Dean Dierickx of RightScale gives Lightning Talk at CloudCampPDX


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Dean Dierickx of RightScale gives Lightning Talk at CloudCampPDX

  1. 1. Stories from the Trenches Cloud Computing. Delivered. Dean Dierickx CloudCamp Portland ~June, 2009
  2. 2. © 2009 RightScale, Inc. <ul><li>15,000+ users, hundreds of customers </li></ul><ul><li>500,000 servers launched </li></ul><ul><li>30,000,000+ server hours </li></ul><ul><li>Scaling events: from 40 to 4700 servers in 3 days </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cloud Management Platform AUTOMATION ARCHITECTURE CLOUD-READY SOLUTIONS EXPERTISE & SUPPORT Cloud Applications RightScale EXPERTISE RIGHTSCRIPTS MYSQL MGR WEB SITE GRID Amazon US & EU Sun Rackspace GoGrid Other Clouds FlexiScale Eucalyptus
  4. 4. Cloud management drivers <ul><li>  Manage complexity </li></ul><ul><li>  Automate systems </li></ul><ul><li>  Fast onramp </li></ul><ul><li> Deployment expertise </li></ul><ul><li>  Cloud/Platform Lock-in </li></ul>Source: RightScale user survey
  5. 5. Customer Stories who is using the cloud and how... © 2009 RightScale, Inc.
  6. 6. <ul><li>Corporate Network brought down by unexpected load from online marketing campaign. </li></ul><ul><li>Called on a Sunday afternoon </li></ul><ul><li>8 hours later fully migrated, load tested and in production including automation. </li></ul><ul><li>Served over 34 million unique users last Friday </li></ul>Chocolate Company © 2009 RightScale, Inc.
  7. 7. © 2009 RightScale, Inc. Starcut (Olympics) <ul><li>Technical flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Repeatable “clean room” design promotes stability and process </li></ul><ul><li>Great sandbox for testing and benchmarking </li></ul>
  8. 8. © 2009 RightScale, Inc. Animoto, EC2 and RightScale Number of servers 4/12/2008 Launch of Facebook modification Peak of 4700 instances 4/14/2008 4/15/2008 4/16/2008 4/18/2008 4/19/2008 4/20/2008 4/17/2008 4/13/2008 Using RightScale, Animoto automatically scaled to handle a dramatic load to their application
  9. 9. Evolution of the Market so far <ul><li>Began with many Startups </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprises first dabbled, now are finding many ways to take advantage of the technology </li></ul><ul><li>$$$ is king </li></ul>© 2009 RightScale, Inc.
  10. 10. Complexity in the cloud <ul><li>How do I… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage deployments across Multiple Clouds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automate system administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage the Lifecycle of the deployment with machine images that are frozen/static </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shorten the on-boarding process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage deployments based on a single server topology </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Q&A - Getting Started <ul><li>Contact a Dean Dierickx for a live demo or request presentation slides at: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(206) 579 – 2500 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sign up for a free developer account at: </li></ul><ul><li>Access webinar recordings at: </li></ul>Thank you for listening!