Cloud Computing IaaS

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  • 1. Cloud Computing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Simple overview including Softlayer Chris Sparshott
  • 2. Your laptop is a computer, CPU, RAM You can run more applications on a stack of laptops than you can a single laptop A Blade center is a stack of laptops managed as one single computer or Server
  • 3. On the bare Metal laptop Running on the tin Hardware Operating System Applications Microsoft Excel Windows 7 Laptop
  • 4. On the Bare Metal Blade Center Hardware Operating System Applications Microsoft Excel Windows 7 Blade Centre
  • 5. Utilisation of hardware Imagine that each of these individual servers is being used at 20% of its maximum capacity. Therefore,80% of the server is not being used E.g. CPU, memory, storage under utilised
  • 6. Virtualised spread the load Hardware Virtualisation Operating System Application
  • 7. Virtualisation With Virtualisation you can run more applications on less hardware It also helps with fail-over should one of your blade servers have a fault
  • 8. Many types of software environments Hardware Virtualisation Operating System Application
  • 9. Imagine a room with 1000 blade centres = a Data centre Hardware Virtualisation Operating System Application
  • 10. Private Cloud e.g. IBM employees only
  • 11. Public Cloud e.g. anyone from any organisations sharing the hardware to run their applications
  • 12. Hybrid client Cloud deployment of software on infrastructure in a data centre Gateway between the clients on premise software and the Cloud based software
  • 13. Imagine 10+ rooms containing 10,000 blade servers spread around the globe
  • 14. You will know some of these customers IBM purchased this company - DBaaS
  • 15. PA software and Softlayer Hardware Virtualisation Operating System Application = PA software Passport Advantage software
  • 16. Meets IBM software Software Master agreement Licensing requirements The bring your own software and license (BYOSL) option allows IBM customers, who have accepted the terms of the IBM SoftLayer Standard Master Service Agreement to bring and upload Eligible IBM software Programs to the IBM SoftLayer infrastructure, provided the customer complies with the Program use requirements and has sufficient quantities of PA software license entitlements (Entitlements). Only the IBM Software listed as "eligible" in the "Table of Eligible BYOSL Software Programs" section below may be uploaded to the IBM SoftLayer infrastructure. When a customer uses Entitlements for a Program under this BYOSL option in cloud-provisioned Instance, those Entitlements are dedicated to that Instance and Customer may not use such Entitlements outside the IBM SoftLayer infrastructure at the same time. Question are we adding this agreement into our ELA contracts?
  • 17. Thank you Questions?