Cloud Computing in Higher

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Cloud Computing in Higher
Education

Changing the Way We Provide
Systems

DEFINING SYSTEMS AND THEIR
PROBLEMS

What is a system? What are the problems we face with them?

Describing a System

Software

Moodle

Platform

PHP

MySQL

Apache

Ubuntu

Infrastructure

IBM
BladeCenter

HS22

Network
Connection

Problems with Systems


Basic Assumptions When Creating Systems


Number of users


Amount of storage


Supporting requirements


Amount of compute power


Issues Faced with Maintaining Systems


Cost of updating systems


Scaling systems

DEFINING THE CLOUD

5 characteristics


4 deployment models


3 service models

Definition based on the definition from the National Institute of
Standards and Technology.


DEFINING THE CLOUD:


5 CHARACTERISTICS

5 characteristics


4 deployment models


3 service models

5 Characteristics

On
-
demand self
-
service

5 Characteristics

Broad network access


5 Characteristics

Resource pooling


5 Characteristics

Rapid elasticity

5 Characteristics

Measured Service



DEFINING THE CLOUD:


4 DEPLOYMENT MODELS

5 characteristics


4 deployment models


3 service models

4 Deployment Models


Public Cloud

Software

Redmine

Platform

Ruby on Rails

Ubuntu

MySQL

Mongrel

Infrastructure

Servers

Network
Connection

Amazon Web Service’s

Elastic Compute Cloud

4 Deployment Models


Community Cloud

Software

Redmine

Platform

Ruby on Rails

Ubuntu

MySQL

Mongrel

Infrastructure

Servers

Network
Connection

Educational Consortium’s

Cloud

4 Deployment Models


Private Cloud

Software

Redmine

Platform

Ruby on Rails

Ubuntu

MySQL

Mongrel

Infrastructure

Servers

Network
Connection

Institution’s

VMware vCloud

4 Deployment Models


Hybrid Cloud

Software

Redmine

Platform

Ruby on Rails

Ubuntu

MySQL

Mongrel

Infrastructure

Servers

Network
Connection

Amazon Web Service’s

Elastic Compute Cloud

Platform

MySQL

VMware
vCloud

DEFINING THE CLOUD:


3 SERVICE MODELS

5 characteristics


4 deployment models


3 service models

3 Service Models


Software as a Service


Google Docs

Software

Google
Docs

Platform

Java

Javascript

?

Infrastructure

Servers

Network
Connection

3 Service Models


Platform as a Service


Heroku

Software

Your
Application

Platform

Ruby on Rails

Debian

Linux

PostgresSQL

Thin

Infrastructure

Servers

Network
Connection

3 Service Models


Infrastructure as a Service


Rackspace

Software

Your Application

Platform

Your
Programming
Language

Your Operating
System

Your Database

Infrastructure

Servers

Network
Connection

HIGHER EDUCATION’S USE OF THE
CLOUD

How are you using the cloud? Survey results and audience participation.

Software
-
as
-
a
-
Service

Usage by Academic Institutions
Responding to Survey

Platform
-
as
-
a
-
Service

Usage by Academic Institutions
Responding to Survey


Infrastructure
-
as
-
a
-
Service

Usage by Academic Institutions
Responding to Survey


HOW ARE YOU USING THE CLOUD?

Provide us a brief description of how your institution is using the cloud.

Resources on the Cloud: Blogs


Planet Cloud


an aggregation of blogs talking solely about the cloud


Wisdom of the Clouds


James Urquhart, Market Manager for Cloud Computing and Virtualization,
CISCO


Rational Survivability


Christopher Hoff, Director of Cloud and Virtualization Solutions, Data Center
Solutions, CISCO


Amazon Web Services Blog


Official blog for Amazon Web Services


Windows Azure Blog


Official blog for Windows Azure


Elastic Vapor :: Life in the Cloud


Reuven Cohen, Founder and CTO Enomaly Inc.


All Things Distributed


Werner Vogels, CTO Amazon.com

Resources on the Cloud


NIST Definition of the Cloud


The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s definition of the cloud.


Above the Clouds: A Berkeley View of Cloud Computing


A paper on the potential benefits and uses of the cloud


Clouderati Twitter Lists


While Clouderati itself doesn’t tweet about the cloud, it does provide a
number of lists of persons that tweet about the cloud. While many of these
folks are in the business space, they provide a lot of information about the
cloud.


EDUCAUSE Cloud Computing Resources


Resources from education on cloud computing, including publications,
presentation, podcasts, etc.


Attend CloudCamp


CloudCamp is an unconference held throughout the world (and even
virtually). It’s a great place to go, meet people who are also interested in the
cloud, and learn a few new things.