Solutions Linux
Paris March 18th

Creating and Assembling Software Stacks for
Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Session ...
UShareSoft About Us

 • The Appliance Factory Company
 • HQ in Europe, ramping up in US and Japan
 • Delivering UForge, a ...
Software Delivery
         #1 Technical Issue: Installation & Configuration




                                          ...
Software Delivery



    Software Appliances – Why Bother ?




            UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company   © U...
Software Delivery
Up to 50% of Support Calls Comes from Improper Software Installation




                               ...
Lowering The Barriers
     Kicking the Tyres Needs to be Quick & Easy




     Make Installation & Configuration Easy

   ...
Think Vertical



                   Software Appliances
                   Different Formats (Physical, VM, Cloud)




  ...
Software Appliance Market Trends

  •   CAGR by 86% (2007 – 2012)
  •   Market $1.2B in 2012
  •   Linux Preferred OS for ...
Ecosystem                                     S o ftw a re A pplia nc e
        O S V e ndo rs                            ...
Software Appliance Life Cycle
Mainly Manual Process                Many Industry Actors Investing R&D
Some OS Vendor Tools...
Assembling Software Stacks




                 ECM               Collaboration     LAMP                 CRM
          USh...
Keep Assembly Under Control
                                 • Control Software Image Content
                            ...
Building Software Appliances
Technical Challenges

                                          • Just Enough Operating Syste...
Generating Software Stacks




          UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company   © UshareSoft All rights reserved
Content Tools Landscape

                                                                                     U S ha reS o...
UForge Assembly Factory
Ramp to virtualization & Cloud




                    UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company
Software Appliance Limitations

 • Monolithic by nature – Not scalable or highly available
 • Manual Configuration between...
vApps
Distributed Software Appliances


                                   S im ple. P redic ta ble. C o ns is ten
       ...
Summary



  S im plifying S oftw a re D elivery is E s s entia l




               UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Comp...
Q&A



UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company   © UshareSoft All rights reserved
Glad You
 Asked
  That!

 UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company   © UshareSoft All rights reserved
UShareSoft Booth B20
 contact@usharesoft.com
   www.usharesoft.com




  UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company   © US...
Solving Business Challenges
  Reduce Costs                     Grow                        Reduce Risk

 Save on          ...
Expand to New Markets
Ramp your Apps to the Cloud
                                                                     Clo...
JeOS Profiling
Just enough OS!

       Full Stack with Fedora
       Distribution > 4000 packages
                        ...
Open Appliance Studio
                                          Creating vApps

                                          ...
Open Appliance Studio
              Deploy via the Browser




             Connect to ONE Instance
             to Launch...
Open Appliance Studio

                       Simple. Predictable. Consistent.
                        Automatically Deplo...
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This presentation describes UShareSoft entreprise tools for simplifying software delivery with high quality software appliances. The UForge appliance factory enables individual developers, system administrators and IT professionals to create and maintain business ready software appliances for on-demand physical, virtual & cloud computing environments.  UShareSoft's UForge and Open Appliance Studio provides the best OS and image format agnostic platform to assemble self-deployable distributed vApps that allows applications to be delivered as ready-to-run software appliances.

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  1. 1. Solutions Linux Paris March 18th Creating and Assembling Software Stacks for Virtualization and Cloud Computing Session S17 Virtualization & Cloud Computing James Weir CTO UShareSoft UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company © UShareSoft – All rights reserved
  2. 2. UShareSoft About Us • The Appliance Factory Company • HQ in Europe, ramping up in US and Japan • Delivering UForge, a SaaS platform that hugely simplifies how software appliances are built, maintained and deployed • Pioneer in key on-going industry evolution “Go Vertical” • Contributing to Open Source communities with FREE access to UForge UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  3. 3. Software Delivery #1 Technical Issue: Installation & Configuration Legal Technical Social “The costs of human resources for producing, operating and maintaining software will soon become prohibitive” Source Forrester UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company © UShareSoft – All rights reserved
  4. 4. Software Delivery Software Appliances – Why Bother ? UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  5. 5. Software Delivery Up to 50% of Support Calls Comes from Improper Software Installation Source: Nat Friedman's Blog UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  6. 6. Lowering The Barriers Kicking the Tyres Needs to be Quick & Easy Make Installation & Configuration Easy UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company © UShareSoft – All rights reserved
  7. 7. Think Vertical Software Appliances Different Formats (Physical, VM, Cloud) UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company © UShareSoft – All rights reserved
  8. 8. Software Appliance Market Trends • CAGR by 86% (2007 – 2012) • Market $1.2B in 2012 • Linux Preferred OS for ISVs • Non-Paid Linux counts for 65% • IDC expects Microsoft to strategically enter the market in late 2010 UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company © UShareSoft – All rights reserved
  9. 9. Ecosystem S o ftw a re A pplia nc e O S V e ndo rs M a rk et P la c e H o s ting P ro vide rs IS V s C lo ud P ro vide rs O pe n S o urc e P ro je c ts I nfra s truc ture T o o ling C o ntent T o o ling S ys tem I nte g ra to rs B uilders UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company © UShareSoft – All rights reserved
  10. 10. Software Appliance Life Cycle Mainly Manual Process Many Industry Actors Investing R&D Some OS Vendor Tools UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company © UShareSoft – All rights reserved
  11. 11. Assembling Software Stacks ECM Collaboration LAMP CRM UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  12. 12. Keep Assembly Under Control • Control Software Image Content • Stack Integrity • Control Appliance Life Cycle • Control Software Licensing • Enhance IT Agility and TTM • Control Collaboration & Sharing of IP • Control the Matrix of Complexity UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  13. 13. Building Software Appliances Technical Challenges • Just Enough Operating System (JeOS) • OS Profiles • 32 or 64 bit • Stack Integrity • Installation Parameters (keyboard,network, admin password) • Licensing • Configuration • Software Governance (versioning) How to be Predictable & Consistent ? UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  14. 14. Generating Software Stacks UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  15. 15. Content Tools Landscape U S ha reS o ft O pe n A pplia nc e S tudio U S ha reS o ft rP a th B uilde r U Fo rg e - rP a th L inux N o ve ll S us e S tudio 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 V M w a re S tudio R edH a t B o x G rinder U buntu vm builde r C o hes ive FT - E la s tic S e rver U S ha reS o ft C re a te d UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company
  16. 16. UForge Assembly Factory Ramp to virtualization & Cloud UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company
  17. 17. Software Appliance Limitations • Monolithic by nature – Not scalable or highly available • Manual Configuration between multiple instances • Multiple Software Appliances to maintain All Software Instances Running in the same Container Multiple Instances as a Solution UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  18. 18. vApps Distributed Software Appliances S im ple. P redic ta ble. C o ns is ten Automatically Deploying Distributed Solutions on Physical, Virtual & Cloud Environments vApps - IT solutions packaged into a single appliance UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  19. 19. Summary S im plifying S oftw a re D elivery is E s s entia l UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company
  20. 20. Q&A UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  21. 21. Glad You Asked That! UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  22. 22. UShareSoft Booth B20 contact@usharesoft.com www.usharesoft.com UShareSoft – The Appliance Factory Company © UShareSoft – All rights reserved
  23. 23. Solving Business Challenges Reduce Costs Grow Reduce Risk Save on Scale with Control Software Integration Automation Policies & Governance Automate Your Differentiate with Processes Unique Software Risk Free Appliances Collaboration & Reduce Field Sharing Engagement Time Expand with by x10 Business Ready License Software Management UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  24. 24. Expand to New Markets Ramp your Apps to the Cloud Cloud Ready Appliances Virtual Appliances Reduce Sales Offerings Cloud Package Delays Enterprise Package Remote Deployments Complete Stack License Management Scalable Appliances Pre-integrated Distributed vApps Ready for SaaS Pre-deployed Ready for Production loud Ready for POC Physical, Virtual, C nyw here ns Any OS to A Ramp your applicatio Multi-OS Multi-Format Multi-Cloud UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  25. 25. JeOS Profiling Just enough OS! Full Stack with Fedora Distribution > 4000 packages Today this is manual and takes weeks Under 450 packages Keep only what you need JeOS With UForge size reduced by 90% Reasons for JeOS in a few clicks! >Smaller Footprint >Better Performance >More Secure >Easier to Maintain UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  26. 26. Open Appliance Studio Creating vApps Install & Provision Deliver as appliance Create Image Solution Logic Package Automate Configuration XWiki Multiple Instances of Same Images Tomcat UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  27. 27. Open Appliance Studio Deploy via the Browser Connect to ONE Instance to Launch the Deployment Configure the Software Components UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved
  28. 28. Open Appliance Studio Simple. Predictable. Consistent. Automatically Deploying Distributed Solutions on Physical, Virtual & Cloud Environments Scalable. Secure. Highly Available XWiki Tomcat UShareSoft The Appliance Factory Company © UshareSoft All rights reserved

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