RightScale Webinar: Successfully Deploy Your Windows Workloads

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  1. 1. How to Successfully Deploy Your Windows Workloads in the Cloud RightScale guiding enterprises to cloud success since 2007Michael Peterson Cloud Integration Engineer RightScaleCloud ManagementJustin Fenton Product Marketing RightScale
  2. 2. #Agenda Cloud industry advancements Customer migration successes Windows cloud migration scenarios RightScale Migration methodologies Q & ACloud Management
  3. 3. The cloud grows up
  4. 4. #What a Difference a Year Makes Goes OpenStackLaunchedGA2012 AprJunAugLaunchedOpen SourcedCloud ManagementOct2013 DecAdds AustraliaFebAprJunAugHybrid GAGrizzly Released
  5. 5. #What Denes Business Value For You? Increase Enterprise AgilityFaster Time to Market Accelerate Innovation Fail (or Succeed) FastDrive Operational EfficienciesCut Infrastructure Costs Reduce Overprovisioning Increase IT EfficiencyExpand Markets & CapabilitiesNew Geographies New Capabilities Web-Scale ApplicationsIncrease Investment FlexibilityCapEX to OpEX Reduce sunk costs Reduce lock-inCloud Management
  6. 6. #RightScale:StrongCloudExper6se7 10 5M+ 10K+yearscloudsserversScaleappstoCloud Managementservers
  7. 7. Windows migration success
  8. 8. #Real world Windows deployment scenarios Data center transitionCustomerShutting down existing data center, assistance needed in moving on premises workloads to a portfolio of public cloudsSituationWorkloadsMigrating on premises Windows workloads to AWS with HA/DR in AzureImproving operational efficiencies and reaching IT objectives around avoiding vendor lock in: Results Moving to an OpEx, pay as you go model Risk mitigation with vendor and geographic diversificationCloud Management
  9. 9. #Real world Windows deployment scenarios Leading healthcare vendorCustomer SituationWorkloadsResultsMigrating electronic medical records (EMR) and Dev/Test workloads Leverage Azure for Dev/Test IaaS environments in the public cloud Deploying 17 .NET environments in Rackspace/OpenStack private cloudIncreasing workload agility: Accelerating innovation cycles with Azure dev/test environments Consistent management across public and private cloud portfolioCloud Management
  10. 10. Windows in the cloud
  11. 11. #Overview of RightScale Windows support Windows OS and SQL Support Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 w/ SQL 2012 Windows Server 2008R2 Windows Server 2008R2 w/SQL 2012 Windows Server 2008R2 w/ SQL 2008R2Public cloud support: Windows Azure AWS Rackspace SoftlayerPrivate cloud support: OpenStack (KVM) Rackspace Private Cloud (KVM) CloudStack (XenServer, VMware, KVM)RightScale Server Templates customers have leveraged for migrating their Windows workloads: Database Manager for Microsoft SQL: Configures a stand alone or high-safety mirrored pair of database servers. Microsoft SQL Server Witness: Configures a SQL Express database server used to provide automatic failover for a high-safety mirrored pair of database servers. Microsoft IIS App Server: Configures an IIS web application server for use in a three-tier web architecture. Microsoft Active Directory Configures a Microsoft Active Directory server or additional Directory Controllers Cloud Management
  12. 12. #Evaluating Applications for the Cloud Business impact Should we put this app on the cloud? What benets will we get? Technical requirements Can we put this app on the cloud? How much will migration or build out cost? Security impacts? Choose the quick wins! High business impact Appropriate technical requirements Cloud Management
  13. 13. #Segmenting your Application Portfolio Cloud-ReadyElastic WebTraditionalNightmareCloud Management Segment the application portfolio Evaluate against ROI criteria Business Impact Technical Fit Focus on High ROI applications first
  14. 14. #Segment Your App Portfolio for ROI ROINightmare Monolithic Hairball #rightscaleTraditional Legacy Standard technologiesElastic WebCloud-Ready Web architecture Greeneld Elastic design Designed for cloud
  15. 15. #Evaluation Framework Sample App 1App 2App 3App 4App 5Demand fluctuation / uncertaintyFast time to marketTime limitedLoad Balancer: Session AffinityApplication: LicensingCache: PersistentDatabase: Working set sizeSecurity: Egress filteringBusiness Impact Technical RequirementsCloud Management
  16. 16. #CloudSight Consulting Benefits Align your cloud strategy with your business objectives. Identify target applications for migration to or initial build on cloud. Understand unique cloud requirements for your applications. Prioritize applications by cloud- readiness. Discover cost savings opportunities. Select the best-suited IaaS providers -- public or private. Design application architectures that reflect cloud best practices. Develop an end-to-end plan, from strategy to implementation. Cloud Management
  17. 17. #CloudSight Consulting Packages RoadmapPortfolio AssessmentCloudSight: Roadmap How does cloud fit into my corporate strategy and business needs?Architecture & PlanCloudSight: Portfolio Plan Which applications are best for the cloud?Which clouds are best for my applications?What does cloud success look like?How do I map opportunities against requirements?What are the architectural decisions to consider?How do I measure it?How do I prioritize?How do I migrate?Cloud ManagementExecutionEngineering & Onboarding How do I best use RightScale to build and deploy my applications?
  18. 18. #High Level Deliverables RoadmapPortfolio AssessmentCloudSight: Portfolio PlanCloudSight: Roadmap Strategic objectivesArchitecture & PlanApplication Assessment: 20 appsCloud Short List: 2 appsExecutionEngineering & Onboarding Step-by-step Project Plan Onboarding ScrumsTechnical constraints Key success factorsCloudRank Heat MapArchitecture RequirementsCustom EngineeringArchitecture DiagramLaunch SupportHigh-Level Project PlanCloud Management
  19. 19. Q/A|Discussion
  20. 20. #Next Steps Lay out your cloud strategy & determine how you will evaluate success Identify quick win applications and use cases Get started - What are you waiting for?Sign up for a free RightScale accountContact RightScale (866) 720-0208 sales@rightscale.com www.rightscale.com justin.fenton@rightscale.comThank you for joining us today! Cloud Management


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