RightScale User Conference: Why RightScale?

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  • 1. Why RightScale?Erik OstermanDirector of Operations, CBS Interactive

2. 2Whats my background? Backend Software Engineer / Scalability Expert Founded a few companies all run on AWS Consultant helping startups move to AWS Joined Clicker.com as Director of Operations Clicker.com Acquired by CBS Interactive 3. 3Who are we? 4. 4Why RightScale? Framework for Operations Standardization of Operations Evolution of Operations 5. 5Standard MVC Framework 6. 6Framework for Operations Frameworks all the rage in software development MVC Rails, Symfony, Kohana, Spring MVP Google Web Toolkit MTV Django 7. 7Framework for Operations Frameworks all the rage in software development Build your infrastructure the same way RightScripts are the Models (where all the logic goes) Server Templates are the Views (ties all the logic together into a server) RightScale is the Controller (launches & manages servers) 8. 8Framework for Operations Frameworks all the rage in software development Build your infrastructure the same way Create reusable, standardized components that can be shared 9. 9Framework for OperationsCouchDBScribeMongrel2RedisActiveMQNodeJS / Socket-ioVarnishSquid NagiosMySQLTomcatGlusterFSCassandra+Hadoop+Pig Rails HudsonSplunk Git & SubversionCorosync + PacemakerOpenVPNSOS Job Scheduler HAProxyWordpressArtifactory MCollective 10. 10Framework for Operations Frameworks are popular in web development Build your infrastructure the same way Create reusable components that can be shared Simplify long-term maintenance 11. 11Standardization of Operations Consistent way of doing things What works in one cloud can work in another cloud rs_tag add app:role=memcache rs_tag query app:role=memcache Clone deployments, server templates, right scripts 12. 12Standardization of Operations Consistent way of doing things What works in one cloud can work in another cloud Clone deployments, server templates, right scripts Commoditization of Infrastructure Use Private or Public Clouds Its all the same Simplify Migration 13. 13Standardization of Operations Consistent way of doing things What works in one cloud can work in another cloud Clone Deployments, Server Templates, RightScripts Commoditization of Infrastructure Use Private or Public Clouds its all the same Simplify migrations Reduction in Technical Debt Less technical debt than rolling out your own custom solution Less of a problem, if someone leaves the company 14. 14Evolution of Operations Makes sense to Engineers Turn engineers into DevOps Dont silo your ops team from your engineering team 15. 15Evolution of Operations Makes sense to Engineers Turn engineers into DevOps Dont silo your ops team from your engineering team Reduces Engineering bottle necks Uses a modern approach to operations Teaches skills necessary for modern software development 16. 16Evolution of Operations Makes sense to Engineers Turn engineers into DevOps Dont silo your ops team from your engineering team Reduces Engineering bottle necks Uses a modern approach to operations Teaches skills necessary for modern software development Operational Insurance More people who can fix things reduces liability Distribution of responsibility (Human HA?) 17. 17Whats the future hold? 18. 18What have we learned? RightScale gives you the tools Use templates a starting off point Build for High Availability Visit http://highscalability.com/ 19. 19What have we learned? Check out the Roll your own Server Templates session for more! 20. 20Contact InformationErik OstermanDirector of Operations, CBS Interactiveerik.osterman@cbsinteractive.com+1 (415) 344-1767 http://www.linkedin.com/in/osterman