The cloud Matthias Liffers Emerging Technologies Specialist
By the way… <ul><li>Muh-TEE-us </li></ul>
Or to make it easier <ul><li>@mpfl </li></ul>
What is a cloud? <ul><li>A visible mass of droplets </li></ul><ul><li>Little drops of water or frozen crystals </li></ul><...
What is the cloud? Created by Sam Johnston, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license
How did this come about? <ul><li>Paradigm shift in server model </li></ul><ul><li>Virtualisation </li></ul><ul><li>Broadba...
Cloud applications <ul><li>Productivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google docs  http://docs.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
How does this help me? <ul><li>Data is not stored on your computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential cost benefits? </li></u...
Problems <ul><li>Where is the data  actually  stored? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>USA PATRIOT Act  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ht...
Examples of use <ul><li>Share files easily </li></ul><ul><li>Access your own files </li></ul><ul><li>Work collaboratively ...
Sharing files easily
Sharing files easily
Sharing files easily
Sharing files easily
Sharing files easily <ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Fast </li></ul><ul><li>Got a lot of responses, too! </li></ul><ul><l...
Universal file access
Universal file access
Universal file access
Universal file access
Universal file access
Universal file access <ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Fast </li></ul><ul><li>Supported on a variety of platforms </li></u...
Work collaboratively
Work collaboratively
Work collaboratively
Work collaboratively
Work collaboratively
Work collaboratively <ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Already being used by students at Murdoch and UWA </li></ul><ul><li>...
Want my slides? <ul><li>http://slidesha.re/a7qDl0 </li></ul>
Show and tell!
kobo <ul><li>Bluetooth </li></ul><ul><li>1GB storage </li></ul><ul><li>Expandable with SD card </li></ul><ul><li>RRP $199 ...
Dell Mini 9 <ul><li>1.6GHz CPU </li></ul><ul><li>16GB SSD </li></ul><ul><li>1GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>Ubuntu 10.04 </li></...
Pulse smartpen <ul><li>Records audio and writing </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer notes to computer </li></ul><ul><li>Search not...
iPhone 4 <ul><li>32GB storage </li></ul><ul><li>iOS 4.01 </li></ul><ul><li>RRP$999 </li></ul>
Flip Ultra HD <ul><li>2 hours recording </li></ul><ul><li>16:9 widescreen </li></ul><ul><li>USB and HDMI connectivity </li...
Dell Latitude XT2 <ul><li>1.4GHz Dual-Core CPU </li></ul><ul><li>128GB SSD </li></ul><ul><li>5GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>Win...
iPad <ul><li>3G + WiFi </li></ul><ul><li>64GB storage </li></ul><ul><li>RRP $1049 </li></ul>
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Introduction to cloud computing.

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    1. 1. The cloud Matthias Liffers Emerging Technologies Specialist
    2. 2. By the way… <ul><li>Muh-TEE-us </li></ul>
    3. 3. Or to make it easier <ul><li>@mpfl </li></ul>
    4. 4. What is a cloud? <ul><li>A visible mass of droplets </li></ul><ul><li>Little drops of water or frozen crystals </li></ul><ul><li>In the atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Above the surface of the Earth or other planetary body </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is the cloud? Created by Sam Johnston, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license
    6. 6. How did this come about? <ul><li>Paradigm shift in server model </li></ul><ul><li>Virtualisation </li></ul><ul><li>Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Change in attitude </li></ul>
    7. 7. Cloud applications <ul><li>Productivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google docs http://docs.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Web Apps http://office.live.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online storage </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dropbox http://www.dropbox.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SkyDrive http://skydrive.live.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evernote http://www.evernote.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember the milk http://www.rememberthemilk.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Freemium! </li></ul>
    8. 8. How does this help me? <ul><li>Data is not stored on your computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential cost benefits? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom for/from IT? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible anywhere 24/7 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Anything can be cloud-hosted </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Problems <ul><li>Where is the data actually stored? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>USA PATRIOT Act </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:HR03162:] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be careful with confidential data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet traffic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic is subject to quotas in Australia </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Examples of use <ul><li>Share files easily </li></ul><ul><li>Access your own files </li></ul><ul><li>Work collaboratively </li></ul>
    11. 11. Sharing files easily
    12. 12. Sharing files easily
    13. 13. Sharing files easily
    14. 14. Sharing files easily
    15. 15. Sharing files easily <ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Fast </li></ul><ul><li>Got a lot of responses, too! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dropbox.com/ </li></ul>
    16. 16. Universal file access
    17. 17. Universal file access
    18. 18. Universal file access
    19. 19. Universal file access
    20. 20. Universal file access
    21. 21. Universal file access <ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Fast </li></ul><ul><li>Supported on a variety of platforms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PC, Mac, Linux, iPad, iPhone, Android </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackberry coming soon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.dropbox.com/ </li></ul>
    22. 22. Work collaboratively
    23. 23. Work collaboratively
    24. 24. Work collaboratively
    25. 25. Work collaboratively
    26. 26. Work collaboratively
    27. 27. Work collaboratively <ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Already being used by students at Murdoch and UWA </li></ul><ul><li>http://docs.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://office.live.com/ </li></ul>
    28. 28. Want my slides? <ul><li>http://slidesha.re/a7qDl0 </li></ul>
    29. 29. Show and tell!
    30. 30. kobo <ul><li>Bluetooth </li></ul><ul><li>1GB storage </li></ul><ul><li>Expandable with SD card </li></ul><ul><li>RRP $199 </li></ul>
    31. 31. Dell Mini 9 <ul><li>1.6GHz CPU </li></ul><ul><li>16GB SSD </li></ul><ul><li>1GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>Ubuntu 10.04 </li></ul><ul><li>End of Life </li></ul>
    32. 32. Pulse smartpen <ul><li>Records audio and writing </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer notes to computer </li></ul><ul><li>Search notes </li></ul><ul><li>RRP $293 </li></ul>
    33. 33. iPhone 4 <ul><li>32GB storage </li></ul><ul><li>iOS 4.01 </li></ul><ul><li>RRP$999 </li></ul>
    34. 34. Flip Ultra HD <ul><li>2 hours recording </li></ul><ul><li>16:9 widescreen </li></ul><ul><li>USB and HDMI connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Tripod mount </li></ul><ul><li>RRP$249.95 </li></ul>
    35. 35. Dell Latitude XT2 <ul><li>1.4GHz Dual-Core CPU </li></ul><ul><li>128GB SSD </li></ul><ul><li>5GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>Windows XP Tablet </li></ul><ul><li>RRP~$3400 </li></ul>
    36. 36. iPad <ul><li>3G + WiFi </li></ul><ul><li>64GB storage </li></ul><ul><li>RRP $1049 </li></ul>

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