Making the move from iaa s to iaas+


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The cloud market has evolved to the point where it’s no longer enough to just offer virtual machines by the hour. Developers are demanding more, and the largest clouds in the world are providing it. Users expect services like Database-as-a-Service, Cache-as-a-Service and Queue-as-a-Service. These types of services are now the new bar for cloud operators, and represent a shift from basic IaaS to IaaS+. In this talk, we will discuss the increasing pace of innovation around higher value services in the public cloud market, and how this impacts your cloud (be it public or private).

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Making the move from iaa s to iaas+

  1. 1. Making the Move from IaaS to IaaS+ Chip Childers VP Product Strategy for CumuLogic @chipchilders |
  2. 2. IaaS+ Acronym 1) a combination of IaaS with additional application layer modular services in a cohesive service offering 2) IaaS + all the other stuff that developers want
  3. 3. Huh? Lets take a real example: AWS IaaS(EC2, S3) + RDS + Dynamo + SQS = IaaS+
  4. 4. Which AWS service had the fastest adoption for a new service after 5 months? Source: DynamoDB
  5. 5. Is the AWS success because of EC2?
  6. 6. Cloud and hosting spending by application type Source:
  7. 7. So why do developers care? • Modularity – Architectural choice! • Abstraction – Who actually wants to configure database backups themselves? • Shiny tech – Yep, because devs like shiny objects.
  8. 8. Let’s focus on Database as a Service 85% of CumuLogic customers start with DBaaS when moving to IaaS+
  9. 9. 451 Research estimated that DBaaS services based on MySQL will grow at a CAGR of 81% from 2012 to 2016 Source:
  10. 10. 451 Research estimated that DBaaS services based on MySQL will grow at a CAGR of 81% from 2012 to 2016 Source: But this doesn’t account for private cloud environments…
  11. 11. For what? Source:
  12. 12. So what does this mean to you?
  13. 13. Service Providers: • It’s the new “bar” that clouds are measured on • If you do it, it increases IaaS consumption • If you don’t do it, you might finding a shrinking addressable market
  14. 14. Enterprise Private Clouds: • Solves: “I have a shiny private cloud… why aren’t the LOB devs using it?” • Automates 75-90% of manual operational tasks for services offered in the “as a service” model • You get architectural choice, including the potential for AWS repatriation
  15. 15. Fair warning – direct product pitch ahead!
  16. 16. CloudStack Collaboration Conference SPECIAL Private Database-as-a-Service – 30 day Fully Supported On-Prem Pilot Standard Fee: $20,000 / Conference Participants: $5,000 Promo valid until April 30th, 2014 / POC must start by July 15th, 2014 Pretzel & beer NOT included Sign up: