Cloud Talk

Demystifying Clouds

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 The Myths (The Big Switch Syndrome)

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Cloud computing will eliminate the need for IT personnel. There will only be one super computer in the future. Watch out for cloud pretenders.

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 The Facts
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Cloud technology is real This technology should not be ignored This presentation will try to separate the hype

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 The Advantages
 Economies of scale 10’s->100’s->1000’s  Common cloneable infrastructures

 Dynamic and Autonomic
 The possibly of green computing

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 Cloud Definitions
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Cloud Desktops Cloud Databases Cloud Servers

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 Cloud Desktops
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Google Applications Microsoft “Cloud OS” Adobe Air iCloud SaaS

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 Cloud Databases
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SimpleDB (Amazon) CouchDB (Apache … IBM is involved) SolidDB (IBM) SSDS (Microsoft) Hadoop (Apache Lucene)

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 Do you Hadoop?
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Google does… Yahoo does.. IBM does… Facbook does… The New York Times does … Rackspace/Mailtrust does …

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 Cloud Servers - (Staking a claim)
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Utility Computing Cloud Utility Computing Blue Cloud Grid Computing Virtual Hosting Content Delivery Networks Provisioning

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 Do you know me?

Your next competitor may not be born yet The Mad Money Guy Theory Business vs. IT Conundrum

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 What is a Cloud

Abstraction of the hardware from the service.

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 What is the “Holy-Grail” Cloud
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Abstraction of the hardware from the service. Abstraction of the software from the service.

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 Cloud stuff
    Pay as you go No lock in Dynamic provisioning Load Balancing and Clustering  Firewall Support  Autonomics         Windows Servers Live Image Migration Snapshot Image Customizable Images Automated Backup Table Level Backup 24 Hour Support Consulting Services

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 Level 1 – Cloud Guests

Niche Players  RightScale  MorphExchange - Ruby-on-Rails Clouds  MySql Clouds (Sun)  EnterpriseDB (PostgreSql)  Layered Technology  WordPress (maybe)  Elastra (postgresql mysql) Services  ENKI and Enomoly Pure Plays  Box-Net  EMC Mozy  JungleDisk

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 Level 2 Cloud Hosts

Backbone Providers  Amazon EC2/S3  Mosso  Flexiscale

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 Cloud Disruptors

Level 3 – Disruptors

 3Tera  RightScale (Maybe)

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 Cloud Server - Demographics

Small to Meduim ($80 to $150 per moth)  Amazon EC2/S3  Mosso  Flexiscale  Layered Technology Enterprise Entry ($500 per month)  3Tera  Layered Technology (3Tera provider)  RightScale

Enterprise Large ($1500 per month)
 3Tera

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 Cloud Server – Big Guys
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IBM – Blue Cloud Dell – Dell Cloud Computing Solutions Microsoft Sun Google – Not likely

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 Changing the game
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Amazon EC2 Flexiscale Mosso Elastra RightScale 3Tera

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