Ucl introduction to azure


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Presentation by Carlos Oliveira from Shaping the Cloud overview of what windows Azure is and can do. Presented at UK Cloud Education day 2013

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Ucl introduction to azure

  1. 1. Carlos Oliveira @carlosatshaping Shaping Cloud @shapingcloud An Introduction to Windows Azure
  2. 2. Packaged Software Storage Servers Networking O/S Middleware Virtualization Data Applications Runtime Youmanage
  3. 3. Usage Compute Average Inactivity Period On and Off On & off workloads (e.g. batch job) Over provisioned capacity is wasted Time to market can be cumbersome Unpredictable Bursting Unexpected/unplanned peak in demand Sudden spike impacts performance Can’t over provision for extreme cases Compute Average Usage Growing Fast Successful services needs to grow/scale Keeping up w/ growth is big IT challenge Cannot provision hardware fast enough Average Usage Compute Predictable Bursting Services with micro seasonality trends Peaks due to periodic increased demand IT complexity and wasted capacity Compute
  4. 4. Demo
  5. 5. Scenarios Web Sites Compute Intensive apps Device Applications Web APIs Social Games
  6. 6. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/davidmcg/