Why You Should Move Dev and Test to the Cloud

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RightScale Webinar: October 15, 2009 – In this webinar, RightScale and HyperStratus, a cloud computing consulting group, show the significant advantages of using the cloud for development and testing. Discover how businesses are leveraging cloud computing to transform their dev and test processes. Watch the video at http://vimeo.com/rightscale/why-you-should-move-dev-and-test-to-the-cloud.

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Why You Should Move Dev and Test to the Cloud

  1. 1. Why You Should Move Dev and Test to the Cloud <ul><li>October 15, 2009 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Our Speakers Today <ul><li>Presenting: </li></ul><ul><li>Bernard Golden, CEO of HyperStratus </li></ul><ul><li>Edward M. Goldberg, Evangelist, RightScale </li></ul><ul><li>Betsy Zikakis, VP of Marketing, RightScale </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A: </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel Howard, Sr. Account Manager, RightScale </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Development and Test in the Cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Why a Cloud Management Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>Please use the questions window to ask questions anytime!
  4. 4. Development and Test with RightScale
  5. 5. What is Cloud Computing?
  6. 6. Development and Operations Development Dimension <ul><ul><li>Operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agile </li></ul></ul>Working Process <ul><ul><ul><li>Deliberate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low </li></ul></ul>Budget <ul><ul><ul><li>High </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spiky </li></ul></ul>Use Profile <ul><ul><ul><li>Constant </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic </li></ul></ul>Topology <ul><ul><ul><li>Stable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficult </li></ul></ul>Load/Scalability <ul><ul><ul><li>Unnecessary </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Contention for equipment between Development and QA </li></ul><ul><li>Extended QA cycles due to environment install and configuration </li></ul><ul><li>QA unable to recreate dev environment </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to test scalability and load </li></ul><ul><li>Waste of money, time, and human capital </li></ul>Development to QA Handoff Issues
  8. 8. How Cloud Computing Helps Development Issue <ul><ul><li>Cloud Characteristic </li></ul></ul>Agile development <ul><ul><li>On-demand resources </li></ul></ul>Spiky usage <ul><ul><li>No long-term commitment </li></ul></ul>Low budgets <ul><ul><li>Pay by-the-drink </li></ul></ul>Changeable topology <ul><ul><li>On-demand resources </li></ul></ul>Load/Scalabililty <ul><ul><li>On-demand resources </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How Cloud Computing Helps QA Issue Cloud Characteristic Equipment contention On-demand resources Extended installation and configuration Cloning cloud virtual servers Recreating development environment Cloning cloud virtual servers Load/Scalabililty On-demand resources Time, money, human capital On-demand resources, pay by the drink
  10. 10. Dev/Test Cloud Computing Challenges <ul><li>Integration with existing development tools and processes </li></ul><ul><li>Version control and proliferation of VMs </li></ul><ul><li>Making scrubbed data sets available </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with systems inside data center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forcing function for SOA interfaces </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moving from QA to production </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud to cloud </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud to internal data center </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cloud SDLC management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Duplicating production environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Updating production versions with new releases </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. RightScale Real Customers, Real Deployments, Real Benefits <ul><li>Managed Cloud Deployments for over 2 Years </li></ul><ul><li>More than 20,000 users; launched over 600,000 servers </li></ul><ul><li>On-Demand with a range of Customer Service offerings </li></ul>
  12. 12. Complete Management Environment Automation with Control and Portability
  13. 13. RightScale Test and Development Solution <ul><li>Integrate with your development tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-defined and Tested Stacks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Practice System Level Designs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Configuration Management Built into the Templates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Life Cycle Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ServerTemplates, Deployments, and Macros </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Version Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tracking & Auditing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost Control </li></ul></ul>Deploy to Production Update Code Support Fail-over Build Dev Environment Stage for Integration
  14. 14. Dev and Test Using RightScale www.RightScalewebinar.com Master-DB Slave-DB AppServer replication Load Balancer AppServer NEW
  15. 15. Let’s get Started - Demo
  16. 16. RightScale Test and Development Advantages <ul><li>Repeatability of stage and production environments </li></ul><ul><li>Model datacenter components </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize your existing source code repositories </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor running servers </li></ul><ul><li>Stage new deployments, terminate old </li></ul>Deploy to Production Update Code Support Fail-over Build Dev Environment Stage for Integration
  17. 17. Cloud Dev/Test Jumpstart Program <ul><li>A one-day audit and action plan to get a dev/test organization up and running in the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>The Jumpstart offers: </li></ul><ul><li>How cloud computing can increase development productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Financial opportunity by leveraging cloud computing in dev/test </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating cloud computing with the existing development environment and processes </li></ul><ul><li>Walkthrough of RightScale best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Free 30-day VIP RightScale trial </li></ul><ul><li>Use your organization's own environment to evaluate financial and productivity opportunity Special Webinar Pricing: $5K instead of regular $7.5K </li></ul>
  18. 18. Q&A <ul><li>For special offer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Call: (650) 585-5309 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Webinar recordings: RightScale.com/webinars </li></ul>www.RightScale.com [email_address] (866) 720-0208 Twitter: @rightscale www.hyperstratus.com [email_address] (650) 585-5309 Twitter: @bernardgolden

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