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abiquo's abiCloud: product description

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abiCloud in 10 slides

  1. 2. What is abiCloud? open source tools set of virtual computer that will help you create a the cloud and connect it to <ul><li>Tools = easy for developers </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source = flexible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>adapt it to your company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>work with the provider you like </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtual Computer = distribute IT resources and gain: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>speed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>control </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cloud = scale plus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>pay as you go + reduce CAPEX and fixed costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>improve reliability </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. How can abiCloud help an ISP? <ul><li>Manage virtual applications </li></ul><ul><li>Host them in your virtual computer </li></ul><ul><li>Offer high scalability services </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to work with the cloud provider you prefer </li></ul>+ speed + efficient sysadmins users perfect for both and abiCloud
  3. 4. Architecture <ul><li>Surface / client </li></ul><ul><li>Makes daily tasks easy for users and admins </li></ul><ul><li>abiServer / web application </li></ul><ul><li>contains the business logic </li></ul><ul><li>manages all the datacenters as a unique virtual computer </li></ul><ul><li>abiCloud / web services </li></ul><ul><li>hypervisors installed in each machine </li></ul><ul><li>enables them to be integrated in the unique virtual computer </li></ul>
  4. 5. Technology used <ul><li>Surface / client </li></ul><ul><li>Any kind of development technology </li></ul><ul><li>Abiquo has chosen FLEX (RIA Adobe Technology) </li></ul><ul><li>High Usability  as easy as a desktop application but with the web applications advantages </li></ul><ul><li>abiServer </li></ul><ul><li>Programming language: Java </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture: based on modular components  only charges the needed memory to work </li></ul><ul><li>Security system: CAS </li></ul><ul><li>Web Service and Remote Objects gateway  allows easy integration with third parties applications </li></ul><ul><li>Hibernate data abstraction system allowing data storage in the chosen repository </li></ul><ul><li>Nagios  easy integration with monitoring systems </li></ul><ul><li>abiCloud / web services </li></ul><ul><li>Java </li></ul><ul><li>Web Services gateway  maximizes interoperability with abiServer </li></ul><ul><li>WS-Management and Open Virtualization Format standards  industry references that enable a wide multi-technology offer </li></ul><ul><li>Plug-in system  enables system integration with any virtualization technologies (VirtualBox, VMWare, Xen, etc.) </li></ul>
  5. 6. Uses of abiCloud Use your current structure to offer cloud services to your clients Increase the capacity and scalability conecting to cloud providers such as Amazon Manage remotely all your dispersed dataCenters and offer your clients a bigger infrastructure to scale 1 Standard dataCenter 2 Extended dataCenter 3 Multiple dataCenter
  6. 7. Technical requirements <ul><li>Main Server  does not require special configuration </li></ul><ul><li>SO: all supported, Lunix Debian recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Apache Tomcat (application’s server) is hosting the client and the core application </li></ul><ul><li>Java Virtual Machine must be java 1.5 or + </li></ul><ul><li>For the Statistics module, it will be necessary to install or configure Nagios to recover data </li></ul><ul><li>Database Server </li></ul><ul><li>Any relational database  abiquo can help configuring one </li></ul><ul><li>MySQL over Linux Debian recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Image Repository  there can be more than one and they can be accessed online </li></ul><ul><li>Web server that provides RSS (remote control of content changes) </li></ul><ul><li>A NFS protocol will enable users to easily access the images </li></ul><ul><li>Network Node </li></ul><ul><li>Any OS </li></ul><ul><li>abiquo platform installed over the OS allowing remote configuration and node discovery </li></ul><ul><li>For the Monitoring module: Nagios Daemon </li></ul><ul><li>The HiperVisor of the chosen technology will be installed </li></ul><ul><li>Client </li></ul><ul><li>Any web browser </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Player Plugin (98% of browsers already have it) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Closer look to the application working in developement login dashboard infrastructure management user management virtual applications management virtual images management configuration statistics traceability billing network configuration notifications auto-scale
  8. 9. Screenshots
  9. 10. Licensing and pricing <ul><li>Licensing </li></ul><ul><li>abiCloud’s core and the base of RIA interface will have an Open Source license with the aim of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>creating development community that reports and corrects bugs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>improving the growth capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>increasing the potential to offer new functionalities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Basically, the Open Source advantages) </li></ul><ul><li>Pricing </li></ul><ul><li>In the future, companies will have the opportunity to contract premium modules to complement the base platform </li></ul>Open Source “ dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants”