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A presentation by Kelvin Gan & Liam McMurray Web Services, University of Bath

Compulsive Engineer .Who we are Liam McMurray • • • • Web Designer Mac-ophile Aesthetically driven End user Kelvin Gan • • • • Web Software Developer Geek Obsessive .

" "The concept... quite simply.“ . is that vast computing resources will reside somewhere out there in the ether (rather than in your computer room) and we'll connect to them and use them as needed."What is Cloud Computing?" "Cloud computing is a buzzword.

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Liam (2 weeks ago) ."What is Cloud Computing?" .

uk/xpcb ." .ac. is that vast computing resources will reside somewhere out there in the ether (rather than in your computer room) and we'll connect to them and use them as needed.."What is Cloud Computing?" "Cloud computing is a buzzword. quite simply." "The concept.Jonathan Weber (The Times Online) http://go.bath..

Platforms in the Cloud (PaaS): Google App Engine Mosso Force.com Google Apps Flickr SaaS PaaS Haas 3.3 aspects of Cloud Computing 1. Applications in the Cloud (SaaS): o o o o o o 2. Infrastructure in the Cloud (HaaS) Amazon Web Services .

SaaS PaaS Haas .

com http://go.bath. Platforms in the Cloud (PaaS): o o o o Google Apps Flickr 3.ac.3 aspects of Cloud Computing As described by Thorsten vok Eiken at RightScale: 1.uk/kzkz .uk/ym2i 2. Infrastructure in the Cloud (HaaS) Amazon Web Services Google App Engine Mosso Force.bath. Applications in the Cloud (SaaS): o o http://go.ac.

Applications in the Cloud / SaaS • • • • email photo sharing calendars and contacts document sharing (like this!) .

com/s3/ .com/ec2/ http://aws.amazon.Platforms in the Cloud / SaaS .10 per GB transfer via o REST o SOAP o BitTorrent http://aws.10 to $1 Amazon S3 • • • • Simple Storage Service up to $0.amazon.18 per GB storage from $0.Amazon Web Services Amazon EC2 • Elastic Cloud Computing • virtual servers for rent • called Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) • based on Xen • priced on per hour from $0.

Google App Engine • A web application development framework and hosting solution rolled into one • That uses the infrastructure available at Google o • Currently public preview • Pricing to be announced • Scalable? Quotas in place while in preview bandwidth is 10 GB which is plenty but CPU is 0.2 GHz max HTTP requests per day is 650.google.000 o you can apply for an extension o o o so their servers + storage: BigTable • (currently) Python only http://code.com/appengine/ .Infrastructure in the Cloud / HaaS .

Net SDKs for: o Java o Ruby! http://www.com/azure/ .Net hosting) MS SQL Services Live Services Microsoft Sharepoint Services o Microsoft Dynamic CRM Services o o o o • Integrated support in Visual Studio • Surprisingly.Microsoft Azure Services • Very new: released Monday 27th October (last week!) • XaaS Windows Azure (. there are .microsoft.

ac.ac.Good & Bad of PaaS/HaaS-based Cloud Computing The Good • cheap • scales • minimal start up costs o The Bad • vendor lock-in o • resilience is someone else's problem for a few £'s I have big servers available • single point of failure • not yet mature portability very hard http://go.bath.uk/qsen http://go.bath.uk/ufxn .ac.uk/i2ej http://go.bath.