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HNSciCloud Prototype Phase Award - Marc-Elian Begin


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Marc Elian Begin's presentation at HNSciCloud Prototype Phase kick-off meeting, 3 April 2017, CERN

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HNSciCloud Prototype Phase Award - Marc-Elian Begin

  1. 1. HNSciCloud PROTOTYPE PHASE AWARD Marc-Elian Begin 03 April 2017 Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 1
  2. 2. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 2 Only multi-cloud hybrid strategy can deliver: at scale in a cost effective manner Built on pure IaaS to ensure no-lock-in and market pricing, and with minimum intrusion into the Buyers’ infrastructures Building an open and European platform for science data exploitation OUR VISION
  3. 3. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 3 Established Partnerships OVERVIEW RHEA: Prime contractor, proven management of large contracts for institutional customers, cyber security experts T-Systems: Leading European Public Cloud provider working with CERN and other institutions, GÉANT connection Exoscale: Dynamic, innovative cloud provider worked with CERN, GÉANT connection SixSq: SlipStream/Nuvla; brokerage and automated multi-cloud application deployment Cyfronet: Providing IT services to research teams and educational institutions and Onedata for Data Management
  4. 4. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 4 We start from a production service: innovate -> demonstrate -> collect feedback -> improve We build on established, market-leading cloud services You enhance your community or private cloud with access to public cloud services You create cloud native applications to take full advantage of the cloud, or You drop-in your application as is … Any App to Any Cloud! Network-aware, multi-cloud, agnostic environment WORKING TOGETHER
  5. 5. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 5 Deliver throughput from home institute to the cloud Deliver throughput from data source to the VM Provide a TRUE hybrid cloud able to integrate Buyers Group private clouds or academic clouds (EGI) Support a wide range of applications Support different data layout and access patterns Integrate containers and their management solutions with ease Provide seamless user access and security through single sign-on … with minimum complexity! Deliver end-to-end optimised platform and data throughput CHALLENGES
  6. 6. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 6 Support all connection means Direct, libcloud, jcloud, terraform, native API Reporting, Accounting & Management By User, Project, Organisation Service Level Agreement Monitoring Define SLA inspired by SLALOM Identity & Access Management SAML 2.0, eduGAIN integration GÉANT Data Protection Code of Conduct Onedata, unified Data Management Complementary partners, coherent solution, flexible implementation… PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER Nuvla User Open Telekom Cloud Exoscale <provision> via SAML2 <provision> via SAML2 <provision> via API keys Onedata <provision> via API keys <manage> via SAML2
  7. 7. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 7 Proven, innovative cloud service providers IAAS CLOUD SERVICES Exoscale Apache CloudStack Data centres in Switzerland, expanding to other European countries Optimized for cloud-native applications Open Telekom Cloud from T-Systems Public Cloud, data centres in Germany, certified and audited OpenStack and open standard APIs for all functions Established, high-bandwidth network connectivity throughout Europe Scientific use tested and verified by CERN Cyfronet Onedata integration and Data Management
  8. 8. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 8 Cloud and dedicated HPC options HPCAAS IaaS based HPCaaS with “Super VMs” from clusters of VMs with 24 vCPU (e.g. more than 256 vCPUs, more than 1TB RAM in a cluster) Infiniband GPUs Providing optimised performance in virtualised environments Access through GÉANT
  9. 9. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 9 Proven solution that provides: MULTI-CLOUD AND HYBRID CLOUD Choice of cloud based on price, performance, service guarantees, etc. without vendor lock-in Transparent interoperability with your own community and private clouds Fast deployment of new features and fixes supporting rapid innovation cycle Automated deployment and dynamic management of applications to minimize costs and maximize performance True multi-cloud application support to take advantage of geo-redundancy, fail-over, etc.
  10. 10. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 10 LARGE DATA SETS Deliver POSIX and Object Store access to wide range of data sets Understand scalability, performance Integrate existing tools/services Optional: Direct Object Store access Meet data protection norms GDPR compliance ISO 27xxx series Provide access while protecting data…
  11. 11. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 11 GÉANT NETWORK CONNECTIVITY T-Systems connected via DFN NREN (Frankfurt) and SURFNET (Amsterdam) Exoscale connected via CIXP Currently connected at 10 Gbps (2x) Committed to deliver 40 Gbps for Phase 3 Need support from GEANT and its community to interconnect commercial cloud providers to better support European Science Efficient data access relies on fast networking…
  12. 12. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 12 CONTAINER SUPPORT Recipes to facilitate scalable deployments of standard container management tools Mesos, Kubernetes, Docker Compose, … Provide transparent access to virtualization technologies Additional tools possible Reducing complexity and overheads … your feedback needed!
  13. 13. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 13 BUSINESS MODEL & COMMERCIALISATION Previous R&D developments commercialised: Software Services & Products Widest possible choices, avoid vendor lock-in Evolution of Helix Nebula Marketplace, incorporating lessons learned New service options proposed to meet Buyers Group needs Buyers group need to consider new procurement models to realise the full benefits of “as a Service” cloud delivery Ready to offer this service to science communities on a commercial basis during Phase 2 A Proven Track Record
  14. 14. Helix Nebula Science Cloud Phase 2 Award Unclassified 14 Solution brings together production products and services into coherent analysis platform Established players in cloud ecosystem Proven delivery within Helix Nebula Extend existing capabilities to meet the needs of large-scale, scientific data analysis Provided “as a Service” Consortium led by SMEs delivering innovation at scale Establishing an open foundation for the European Science Cloud We deliver a flexible and commercial platform for science data exploitation GOING FORWARD