A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Inter-Cloud

Krishna Sankar ksankar@cisco.com
Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential


Doug Gourlay. Glenn Dasmalchi. Inc.Agenda A Quick Elevator Pitch On Inter-Cloud Thanks to David Bernstein. … Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. James Urquhart. Cisco Confidential 2 .

Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3 .Data Center Evolution Path Virtualization Cloud Computing Consolidation Abstraction Automation Utility Market Inter-Cloud Private Clouds Unified Computing Unified Fabric Data Center Networking Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Cisco Confidential 4 .Cisco Cloud Strategy Build Right Products Unified Fabric Unified Compute Virtualization Aware Technology Enhanced IP core with tight coupling to Software Multi-Phased Standalone Clouds to Enterprise-Class to Inter-Cloud Services/ Reference SW Services-led Cloud blueprints Reference software stacks Open Standards Accelerate Cloud deployment and federation through Cloud standards Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Inc.

All rights reserved.k. Inc. Cisco Confidential .a.a. defining clouds without defining them Essential Cloud Monikers  Elasticity  Multi-tenancy SaaS SaaS Abstraction Inter-Cloud IaaS Private Cloud Federation  Abstraction  Federation  Trust Boundary  Ownership Boundary 5 Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Off-Premise Internal. Cisco Confidential Key challenges:  Federation  Portability  Market 6 . Inc.Cloud Adoption Phases Standalone Clouds EnterpriseClass Clouds Inter-Cloud External. All rights reserved. On-Premise Key challenges:  Security  SLAs  Control Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Inc. Cisco Confidential 7 . All rights reserved.Vision—The Inter-Cloud Flexible Infrastructure and a New Application Platform Dynamic Workload Migration Apps Integrate Services from Multiple Clouds A Federation of Clouds Based on Open Standards:  Naming/Discovery  Trust  Exchange/Peering Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.

Inc. Ownership Boundary (may be different) Seamless Extension of the Enterprise DC (IaaS) 8 Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Compatible Infrastructure Internal Cloud Trust Boundary (same) Vs. © 2009 Cisco Confidential Cisco Confidential 8 . All rights reserved. All rights reserved.Virtual Private Inter-Cloud / CloudBursting Internal Cloud External Cloud Multi-Tenant SP Cloud 1. Inc. Cisco Systems. Established Trust Relationship 2.

VLAN. Cisco Confidential 9 .Virtual Private Inter-Cloud / CloudBursting  When enterprise applications can seamlessly move between their internal & external clouds leveraging the elasticity & multi-tenancy that a cloud infrastructure offers  Extend secure data center to the cloud computing era  In order to get a portion of the SP cloud as a „seamless extension‟ of the enterprise data center. Inc. All rights reserved. one also needs • To migrate network context like VPN/VRF. Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. as well as • A slice of new technologies (like LISP) at appropriate levels to tackle this challenge. QoS and may be some port profiles (for IKV/1K/5K) and configuration (for others). Load Balancing.  This will require a convergence of • Current ideas. firewall/NAT.

network abstractions for the enterprise tenants (seamless)  What are the “network features” that differentiate? .live migration requirement? . CPE linkages  How are the network features exposed/integrated? .moving workload context -Dude. QoS.isolation (per above). Cisco Confidential 10 .cloud OS linkages  To what extent will we support workload mobility? . where is my VM ? Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc.network-based isolation for the multitenant SP cloud .Inter-Cloud: Key Questions  What is the “network model” ? . All rights reserved.control APIs (and underlying abstractions) . monitoring.

Inter-Cloud In A Nutshell Virtualized Data Centers EnterpriseClass Clouds Inter-Cloud Application APIs Application APIs Compute Services Integration Services          Presentation_ID Orchestration App Deployment Billing/Charge-back SLA Monitoring Traffic Isolation Security QoS Virtual Switching Cluster Communications Cisco Confidential  Select Workload Mobility  Data Access/Mobility  Address Mobility  Monitoring/ Event Processing  Intelligent Caching  Policy-Based Selection  Cross Cloud:  Load Balancing  Fault Tolerance  Workload Exchange  Identity/Presence  Discovery  Network Search  CloudBursting  simpler case 11 © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. . Inc.

All rights reserved. VLAN. Security. Presence Cloud 1 trusts Cloud 2 → Certificates.Inter-Cloud Example Dynamic Workload Migration – Simple VM Mobility Cloud 1 / Cloud 2 transport → XMPP Cloud 1 finds Cloud 2 → Naming. Format. Motion Cloud 1 sends to Cloud 2 → Transfer. Deployment. WWN. Inc. Metering Cloud 1 sets up Cloud 2 → Placement. Filesystem Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Entitlement. Trustsec Cloud 1/2 negotiate → Policy. Cisco Confidential 12 . Management VM Runs in Cloud 2 → Addressing.

receives protocols. Cisco Confidential . REST API Cloud 1 calls services in Cloud 2 → Metering.Inter-Cloud Example Dynamic Workload Federation – Generalized Service Access Cloud 1 / Cloud 2 transport → XMPP Cloud 1 finds Cloud 2 → Naming. All rights reserved. OWL Cloud 1 selects. Presence Cloud 1 trusts Cloud 2 → Certificates. Inc. interface → Web Services. SLAs 13 Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Trustsec Cloud 1 queries Cloud 2 for Services → RDF/SPARQL.

Google Code  Conversations – XMPP.Specific Inter-Cloud Projects  Addressing – IETF LISP  UCI – W3C. udt.net 14 .org. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential  Distributed Storage Acceleration opencloudconsortium. Inc.org  Virtual Machines DMTF OVF  Media Enablement Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.sourceforge.

partnerships inevitable Physical Metaphor MAC Addresses IP Addressing VLAN Multicast Intel VT. XML Invocation XML Schema. Cisco Confidential 15 . RDP HTTP. UDT Transport REST. interoperable network based services Deployment Placement Instrumentation Metering SLA Events Logs Naming/DNS Discovery Trust/Certificates Presence Identity Geospatial Management Security Policy Entitlement Audit Endpoints Remote Desktop Spice. P2P. All rights reserved. Inc.Inter-Cloud Standards & Protocols Roadmap Lots of Work to do Cisco Strategy: use technology to enable enhanced. Cache) Message (Queue. AMD-V VNtag Platform Metaphor Content (URL. XMPP. SOAP Description Communication Users Identity Blob Storage Block Storage Map/Table Model Query Model Content Addressable Transactions Synchronization Orchestration Server profiles VM Management VM Format VM Mobility VM Management Directory Search Streaming Audio Streaming Video Drives Filesystem Load Balancer Distributed Memory Grid / MPI Industry Associations. Email) Time Synchronization Power Management Actual Physical WWN FC iSCSI VSAN Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.

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