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What A No Compromises Hybrid Cloud Looks Like

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Expectation vs. reality of a typical enterprise cloud journey
Lesson learned on how to set a cloud native strategy without compromising on the least common denominator, nor going through a complete rewrite

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What A No Compromises Hybrid Cloud Looks Like

  1. 1. The only constant is changeThe only constant is change What a No CompromisE. Hybrid Cloud Looks Like
  2. 2. The only constant is change Introduction • Open source advocate for the past 10 years. • Actively involved with Cloud and OpenStack since its inception.. • CTO & Founder GigaSpaces The leading Hybrid Cloud Orchestration by OpenStack users
  3. 3. The only constant is change Topics ● Expectation vs. reality of a typical enterprise cloud journey ● Lesson learned on how to set a cloud native strategy without compromising on the least common denominator, nor going through a complete rewrite
  4. 4. The only constant is change The Need for Hybrid Cloud/Stack 6 Clouds on average per enterprise
  5. 5. The only constant is change5 OpenStack maturity VMware isn’t the only game in town anymore Public cloud is growing faster than private cloud Uncertainty Leads to Hybrid Cloud (Future Proofing)
  6. 6. The only constant is change Hybrid Cloud Without Compromise ● Modern cloud provides rich services beyond simple infrastructure ● Managing applications across clouds requires full lifecycle automation and management
  7. 7. The only constant is change Hybrid Cloud Use Cases (Not just cloud bursting) ● Future Proofing ● Portability ● Shared Cloud ● Cloud Bursting ● Migration
  8. 8. The only constant is change Typical Start of an Enterprise Cloud Journey 8 Often Starts with High Ambitions
  9. 9. The only constant is change The Reality Is Far More Complex 9 Your apps sucks, rewrite! No More VMware! Docker is awesome dude! Private Cloud is Dead! We’ll Solve all Your problems..
  10. 10. The only constant is change Lessons 1: You’re Not Google or Facebook Set your expectations to fit your organization’s reality.
  11. 11. The only constant is change Facing the IT Silos Reality The OpenStack Silo OpenStack is part of a bigger hybrid cloud environment but there’s no common way to manage them The Application Silo Each application stack is managed differently IaaS
  12. 12. The only constant is change The Orphan Child Phenomenon Most cloud strategy is centered around the new and cool stuff e.g. containers ... REALITY CHECK: The majority of enterprise workloads are being ignored!
  13. 13. The only constant is change The Cloud Native Stack Dilution The future isn’t going to be any brighter... IaaS
  14. 14. The only constant is change Lessons 2: Embrace Change It’s a world of plenty The technology stack is going to keep on changing at an even faster pace. You need a way to keep up with the change and adopt new technologies fast.
  15. 15. The only constant is change Learning from the Amazon Approach Amazon learned how to offer any software stack fast!
  16. 16. The only constant is change Learn from the iOS/Android Portability Success The industry learned how to achieve portability across the different platforms. Learning from iOS/Android experience: • Application owner vs. application consumer • The least common denominator failure (HTML5) • The importance of a native experience • Minimizing the differences doesn’t eliminate them!
  17. 17. The only constant is change Orchestration To The Rescue Orchestration Engine Hybrid Stack Hybrid Cloud IaaS Provision ConfigureMonitor Manage
  18. 18. The only constant is change Which Orchestration Tool Fits Best? Provision ConfigureMonitor Manage Orchestration Engine
  19. 19. The only constant is change Cloudify Pure Play Orchestration Provision ConfigureMonitor Manage Orchestration Engine
  20. 20. The only constant is change Orchestrating LAMP and Java Stack
  21. 21. The only constant is change Orchestrating Kubernetes and Docker Swarm • Provision, Scale and Heal Kubernetes and Swarm infrastructure across different clouds • Mixed stack of containerised and non container based services • Choice of container orchestration
  22. 22. The only constant is change So… What should your cloud strategy be?
  23. 23. The only constant is change An _Open_ Cloud Strategy 23 Componentized – Best of Breed Open Source Hybrid Stack/Cloud – Existing & Cloud Native apps – Works on-cloud and off-cloud Automation at the Core Avoiding the Application and Infrastructure Silos
  24. 24. The only constant is change Cloud Strategy Goes Beyond a Technology Choice Technology keeps on changing. Cloud strategy also involves: - Culture change - Vendor/partner relationships - Getting rid of (many) old habits... 6 Clouds on average per enterprise The technology stack shifted dramatically between 2015 and 2016
  25. 25. The only constant is change Those Days Are Long Gone
  26. 26. The only constant is change Rely on a Big Vendor? Disruption is everywhere! Big vendors are fighting for their right to exist...
  27. 27. The only constant is change Lesson 3: Partnership vs. Outsourcing Outsourcing comes with a high toll • There's isn’t a single vendor solution • Outsourcing comes with vendor lock-in and lack of agility! • Conclusion: • You still need to be at the driver seat • Manage partnerships vs. outsourcing Partnership • Best of breed approach • Learn to partner with many • Learn to work with startups Partner
  28. 28. The only constant is change Conclusion: .POP QUIZ!. Which option would yield maximum cost effectiveness? a. Convert everything to containers? b. Move all our apps to public cloud? c. Focus on greenfield apps only? d. Automate your existing and cloud native apps on private & public cloud?
  29. 29. The only constant is changeThe only constant is change “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” -Charles Darwin
  30. 30. The only constant is change Where Do I Go From Here? Academy Try Hybrid Cloud in Practice Through the Cloudify Academy..
  31. 31. The only constant is changeThe only constant is change Thanks! Questions? Find out more at getcloudify.org

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