Amazon EC2 - scalability HP/Microsoft: Enterprise Public Cloud Private Cloud with Public Cloud failover Integrated Cloud and research issues
Review your company needs hosting Application services – Sharepoint, Financial Apps, CRM, H/R Storage capacity Security – Personal Identifiable Information (PII), HIPPA Current IT demand/ Future demand
Company wants to maintain environment within the company network and maintains responsibility Cost to move to the public cloud Current infrastructure already in place
SaaS: Software as a Service. eg. google doc/group, Microsoft cloud services, iCloud? PaaS: Platform as a Service. Amazon EC2 – Windows 2008 $0.12/hr (server license included) IaaS: Infrastructure as a Service, CU UIS hosted by host.com. Vmware supports IaaS StaaS: Storage as a Service. Carbonite ($59/yr), Amazon S3 (0.14/GB, month; 0.01/1000reqs)
VM – virtual machine Three 9’s or four 9’s – high availability Clustering –shared resources Fault Tolerant-redundancy fail-over MTTR – Mean Time to Recover MTBF – Mean Time between failures SLA – Service Level Agreements
16 Traditional Architecture Virtual Architecture
Elastic – Amazon EC2 enables you to increase or decrease capacity within minutes, not hours or days. – You can commission one, hundreds or even thousands of server instances simultaneously. – controlled with web service APIs, application can automatically scale itself up and down depending on its needs.