Geo in the cloud

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Presentation on geospatial in the cloud given to the Boulder Denver Geospatial Technologists.

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Geo in the cloud

  1. 1. Geo in the Cloud Peter Batty @pmbatty Chris Helm @cwhelm Brian Timoney @briantimoneyflic.kr/p/7Bzn5E 1
  2. 2. Peter Why the cloud? Brian Google Fusion Tables Chris OpenGeo on Amazon Peter myWorld and Arc2Earth Chris GeoCommons Peter OpenStreetMapflic.kr/p/7Bzn5E 2
  3. 3. Complexity kills.Complexity sucks the life out of users,developers and IT.  Complexity makesproducts difficult to plan, build, test and use.  Complexity introduces security challenges. Complexity causes administrator frustration.Ray OzzieEx Chief Software Architect, Microsoft Picture from microsoft.com 3
  4. 4. We’re moving toward a world of:cloud-based continuous servicesthat connect us all and do our bidding, andappliance-like connected devicesenabling us to interact with those cloud-based services.See http://ozzie.net/docs/dawn-of-a-new-day/or google “ray ozzie new day”Ray OzzieEx Chief Software Architect, Microsoft Picture from microsoft.com 4
  5. 5. Living in the cloud 5
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  7. 7. • MacBook Pro 13", 8GB RAM, 600GB old fashioned spinning disk, WiFi, wired ethernet port, 1 camera• Google Chrome Notebook Cr-48, 2GB RAM, 16GB SSD, WiFi, 3G (Verizon), 1 camera• MacBook Air 11", 4GB RAM, 120GB SSD, WiFi, 1 camera• iPad, 256MB RAM, 64GB SSD, WiFi, 3G (ATT), GPS• iPhone 4, 512MB RAM, 32GB SSD, WiFi, 3G (ATT), GPS, 2 cameras 7
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  9. 9. “It’s like, how much more black could this be? And the answer is ... none” 9
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  11. 11. iWork.com 11
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  13. 13. This is an old Googledata center (2005) Each container holds servers 1,160 This facility holds an estimated 150,000 servers 13
  14. 14. Google has an estimated 40 data centers… …holding an estimated 1 million servers 14
  15. 15. 3 billionsearches per day 35,000 searches per second 15
  16. 16. 2 billion videos per day 16
  17. 17. 100 million monthly users 17
  18. 18. one zillion times more computer science PhDs than your company or mine has 18
  19. 19. HUGE economies of scale GoogleAmazon Your IT department 19
  20. 20. SaveBIG!! flic.kr/p/64kFKH 20
  21. 21. EC2 PricingSeptember 5, 2010 21
  22. 22. My daily quotas (max $5 per day)46.5 CPU hours 43.2m web requests!6.5 CPU hours free 22
  23. 23. My total server costs for development of myWorld to initial launch (Sept 2010) 13c 23
  24. 24. flic.kr/p/4iCux7but is it SECURE??? 24
  25. 25. There is a strong case that your data is more secure in the cloud 25
  26. 26. AgilityGoogle Maps had 400releases in its first 4 years flic.kr/p/7BM8zr 26
  27. 27. Cloud benefits Server side Ultra scalable Secure Major cost savings Hardware, admin, upgrades Much faster enhancements & fixesflic.kr/p/7Bzn5E 27

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