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Controlling Virtual Server Sprawl with HP Software

  1. 1. VMware Server Management with HP Software<br />Controlling Virtual Server Sprawl<br />Luigi Tiano<br />CT Consultants Inc. & HP<br />February 23, 2010<br />
  2. 2. HP Software Virtualization Management Solutions<br />Business outcomes<br />HP Software BTO portfolio<br />STRATEGY<br />APPLICATIONS<br />OPERATIONS<br />Application lifecycle<br />Business servicemanagement<br />IT service management<br />Business service automation<br />Project & PortfolioManagement Center<br />QualityCenter<br />Operations Orchestration<br />Business Availability Center<br />Service Management Center<br />Client Automation Center<br />PerformanceCenter<br />CIO Office<br />Operations Center<br />SOACenter<br />Data Center Automation Center<br />Application Security Center<br />Network Management Center<br />CTO Office<br />SAP, Oracle, SOA, J2EE, .Net<br />Universal CMDB<br />
  3. 3. The promise of virtualization<br />Dynamic  SharedTransparently assembled services<br />Rigid SiloedManually assembled services<br />Transform IT into an efficient and adaptive service provider<br />
  4. 4. Virtualization is not living up to its full promise<br />Management is the biggest obstacle<br />Ineffective, siloed management<br />1<br />Spiraling service complexity, changes<br />Physical ServerAdmins<br />OperationCenter<br />(HP, SUN,IBM, Win)<br />Virtual stack explosion <br />VirtualServerAdmins<br />NetworkAdmins<br />(VMWare, Xen, MS)<br />StorageAdmins<br />DesktopAdmins<br />2<br />Splintered visibility, tribal knowledge<br />Point tool sprawl<br />3<br />No policies, standardization<br />IP Network<br />More downtime, longer MTTR<br />Data Center 2<br />Remote Offices<br />Data Center 1<br />• • •<br />
  5. 5. Virtualization is not living up to its full promise<br />Management is the biggest obstacle<br />Ineffective, siloed management<br />1<br />Spiraling service complexity, changes<br /><ul><li>Uncontrollable VM sprawl
  6. 6. Lack end-to-end service monitoring
  7. 7. Storage over-provisioning from lack of utilization visibility
  8. 8. Lack controls, security enforcement
  9. 9. Risk tradeoff for production apps</li></ul>Physical ServerAdmins<br />OperationCenter<br />(HP, SUN,IBM, Win)<br />Virtual stack explosion <br />VirtualServerAdmins<br />NetworkAdmins<br />(VMWare, Xen, MS)<br />StorageAdmins<br />DesktopAdmins<br />2<br />Splintered visibility, tribal knowledge<br />Point tool sprawl<br />3<br />No policies, standardization<br />Results:<br />70%+ IT costs are labor<br />30-50% storage underutilization<br />IP Network<br />More downtime, longer MTTR<br />Data Center 2<br />Remote Offices<br />Data Center 1<br />• • •<br />
  10. 10. Turning promise into reality<br />Unifying management of your hybrid virtualized environment<br /> MOVE<br />
  11. 11. Reduce Operational Cost and Risk with HP Server Automation<br />
  12. 12. The complexity beneath the surface<br />What must workbehind the scenes…<br />What the users see<br />Network<br />Servers<br />Storage<br />
  13. 13. HP Server Automation: delivering unparalleled increases in efficiency<br />Task<br />Before HP server automation<br />Customer<br />After HP server automation<br />99%<br />Implement software change on 2600 servers<br />20 minutes<br />2 weeks<br />85%<br />2 weeks<br />Provision & configure 600 Windows servers<br />3-4 months<br />99%<br />Automate compliance of 800 servers<br />2 days<br />32 weeks<br />99%<br />Automatic health-check of servers<br />1 incident per week<br />80+ sev1 incidents/week<br />
  14. 14. HP Server Automation Capabilities<br />
  15. 15. Patching and provisioning <br />Compliance management <br />Application release management<br />HP Server Automation<br />Cut costs and risk by automating manual tasks<br /><ul><li>Establish a baseline
  16. 16. Identify patch levels and create patch policies
  17. 17. Bare metal provisioning of thousands of servers in minutes
  18. 18. Provision physical or virtual servers from a single pane of glass
  19. 19. Establish and enforce compliance policies and “gold” standard configurations
  20. 20. Identify risks and remediate in seconds
  21. 21. Receive ongoing information about risks via HP Essentials Network
  22. 22. Visualize relationships and dependencies between applications and servers, network and storage
  23. 23. Eliminate manual handoffs and establish and enforce policies of who can do what at each step of the process</li></li></ul><li>Manage virtual sprawl<br />Standardize<br />HP Server Automation<br />Cut costs and risk by automating manual tasks<br /><ul><li>Identify relationships and dependencies between physical and virtual servers
  24. 24. Discover, create and control virtual machines
  25. 25. Manage physical and virtual servers consistently
  26. 26. Manage servers consistently regardless of geographic location
  27. 27. Establish and enforce consistent configuration policies
  28. 28. Establish and enforce access policies: who can do what to which server or group of servers</li></li></ul><li>Controlling virtual sprawl<br />Baseline<br /><ul><li>Understand physical and virtual environments
  29. 29. Map dependencies between apps, servers, network devices and storage</li></ul>Create andsecure<br /><ul><li>Complete virtualization hypervisor and virtual machine lifecycle – provision, update, start, stop, end of life: VMware and Solaris zones
  30. 30. Establish policies for who can do what to which servers</li></ul>Heterogeneous support <br /><ul><li>Single management solution across heterogeneous virtualization platforms
  31. 31. Seamless management across physical and virtual servers</li></ul>How HP server automation can help<br />
  32. 32. Common use cases: Baseline,Patching andProvisioning<br />
  33. 33. Establish a baselineView servers, software and storage <br />View servers by name, operating system or IP address<br />View servers, software and storage<br />15<br />11 May 2010<br />
  34. 34. Establish a baseline of virtual servers VMware<br />View by OS: Vmware and Solaris Zones <br />16<br />11 May 2010<br />
  35. 35. View the capacity and free space of my storage to make sure I have enough free space for my service <br />Establish a baseline: storage<br />View unmounted volumes to see if storage requested has been provisioned or if you have storage you don’t need<br />Understand if you have enough storage for your planned needs<br />17<br />5/11/2010<br />
  36. 36. 18<br />11 May 2010<br />PatchingEstablish and enforce patch policies by OS <br />Search patch policies by OS<br />Drill down into patch details <br />
  37. 37. 19<br />11 May 2010<br />Provisioning: Bare metal provisioning<br />The key steps in the process<br />Select the OS sequence<br />Assign the server to the right server groups and automatically apply the right policies<br />
  38. 38. 20<br />11 May 2010<br />Provisioning virtual machinesVirtual and physical from a single pane of glass<br />Establish the virtual machines properties from SA<br />Check the progress of the job without leaving SA<br />Configure the network and data store<br />
  39. 39. Controlling Virtual Sprawl<br />
  40. 40. Virtualization automation<br />Key Capabilities<br />Key Capabilities<br /><ul><li>Lifecycle automation for VMware ESX
  41. 41. ESX hypervisor provisioning
  42. 42. Create, modify, delete Virtual Machines
  43. 43. Power On, Power Off, Suspend, and Reset ESX VMs
  44. 44. Audit VMware
  45. 45. Trend reporting</li></li></ul><li>Key Capabilities<br />Key Capabilities<br /><ul><li>Lifecycle automation for VMware ESX and Solaris 10 containers
  46. 46. ESX hypervisor provisioning
  47. 47. Create, modify, delete Virtual Machines
  48. 48. Power On, Power Off, Suspend, and Reset ESX VMs
  49. 49. Audit VMware and Solaris 10 Containers
  50. 50. Trend reporting</li></ul>Virtualization automation<br />Expanded virtualization support<br />
  51. 51. Expanded virtualization support<br />Key Capabilities<br />Key Capabilities<br /><ul><li>Lifecycle automation for VMware ESX and Solaris 10 containers
  52. 52. ESX hypervisor provisioning
  53. 53. Create, modify, delete Virtual Machines
  54. 54. Power On, Power Off, Suspend, and Reset ESX VMs
  55. 55. Audit VMware and Solaris 10 Containers
  56. 56. Trend reporting</li></ul>Virtualization automation<br />
  57. 57. The Challenge<br />HP Solution<br />Use case: virtual server lifecycle automation<br /><ul><li>Can’t manage virtualized environment end to endusing the console used to manage traditional servers
  58. 58. Create virtual servers,allocate resources
  59. 59. Provision, patch,maintain compliance
  60. 60. Control: Start, stop,suspend, remove
  61. 61. Audit vm configurations</li></li></ul><li>Thank you<br />

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