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2014 Dallas Sept VMware User Group Conference - Datacenter Automation

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VMware User Conference Presentation. Datacenter Automation and Orchestration. VM LifeCycle Management

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2014 Dallas Sept VMware User Group Conference - Datacenter Automation

  1. 1. 1 Resistance is Futile: Datacenter Automation is here! Embrace it ! Tommy Trogden Cloud Architect and Application SE Manager Twitter: @vTexan Blog: www.vTexan.com Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
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  3. 3. 3 Automate all things !! – it’s The Future ! The Truth The Light The way ! Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
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  5. 5. 5 It’s not about feeds and speeds, it’s not about whose HBA chipset is faster…it’s about automation….it’s about Orchestration….it’s about compounding workflows ! Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  6. 6. 6 It’s also recognizing that it’s going to take work Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  7. 7. 7 It’s going to require you to read a book Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  8. 8. 8 The world has changed…and moved on – THANK GOD ! Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  9. 9. 9 Many Industries Face Structural Change Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  10. 10. 10 Other traditional industries facing changes as well…. Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  11. 11. 11 Think about this for a second…. What the IT world is starting to realize…and if they haven’t…they are about to is: ..If you don’t like change…you’re going to like irrelevance even less. Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  12. 12. 12 Cloud…changes…EVERYTHING !! Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
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  14. 14. 14 Paying Attention? Quick Poll !! • How many people in the audience have a Smart Phone? • How many people in the audience have a tablet of some sort? • How many people in the audience have a laptop? • How many of you have used ALL 3 today already ? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  15. 15. 15 What Apps can you not live without? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  16. 16. 16 We have reached the inflection point • Hybrid Services • Hybrid – Public – SAAS • Built on Converged Infra • Integrated Service Management • Automated, Orchestrated, efficient • Full cost transparent to BU • Time to market & Value driven • Captive Services • Siloed & Isolated Infrastructure • No cost transparency • Inefficient Scale out model • Non-Recoverable Engineering time IT Inflection Point Current Path Broker of Services Builder of Components Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  17. 17. 17 How do you get started ? Let’s start with the Basics/Fundamentals Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  18. 18. 18 What’s your VM Lifecycle Process? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  19. 19. 19 The Request: • Do you have a service catalog defined? • First step in the process “Hey, I need a VM” • How are these requests being done today? • Is it a Change Management Process? • Can it scale ? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  20. 20. 20 The Placement: • First big decisions “where do I place it” • What is the performance requirements? • What is the SLA? • Test/Dev? • Production ? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  21. 21. 21 The Approval: • Who makes up the approval process? • Is it a group? • Change Advisory Board? • Do you have a Tiered approval process? • Is the process automated? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  22. 22. 22 The Provision: • Don’t “Deploy from Template” • Does it need to pull IP Information ? • Does it need to be added to AD? • Hyper-V? Xen/KVM? • Does it need to be a clone of a DB? • Deploy to public cloud? • Is it Automated today? • Can it scale? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  23. 23. 23 The Post-Provision • Do you need application installation scripts? • What apps need to be packaged with this? • Would there be value in Automating this? • Puppet/Chef or vCO Workflows? • Does your current process scale? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  24. 24. 24 The Management Process: • How do you handle End User Controls? • Reconfiguring RAM?, CPU? • Snapshot Management? • Capacity Management ? • Can your current process scale? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  25. 25. 25 The Decommission: • Do you have a VM Sprawl? • Do you have a VM lease policy? • Do you archive your VM’s? • Storage Migrations down tiers? • Can the way you do it today, be sustained? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  26. 26. 26 Your VM Lifecycle Process Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  27. 27. 27 Summary • Embrace Automation / Orchestration • If you don’t like change…. • Understand that the world is changing ! • READ/READ/READ ! • Automate/Orchestrate • Develop a VM LifeCycle policy. Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  28. 28. 28 Questions…Comments…Snide remarks? Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com
  29. 29. 29 Thanks for hosting vBeers last night ! Twitter= @vTexan Blog= vTexan.Com

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