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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Inter-Cloud

Krishna Sankar
Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential


Doug Gourlay. Inc. … Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. James Urquhart.Agenda A Quick Elevator Pitch On Inter-Cloud Thanks to David Bernstein. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 2 . Glenn Dasmalchi.

Data Center Evolution Path Virtualization Cloud Computing Consolidation Abstraction Automation Utility Market Inter-Cloud Private Clouds Unified Computing Unified Fabric Data Center Networking Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc. Cisco Confidential 3 . All rights reserved.

Cisco Cloud Strategy Build Right Products Unified Fabric Unified Compute Virtualization Aware Technology Enhanced IP core with tight coupling to Software Multi-Phased Standalone Clouds to Enterprise-Class to Inter-Cloud Services/ Reference SW Services-led Cloud blueprints Reference software stacks Open Standards Accelerate Cloud deployment and federation through Cloud standards Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Inc. Cisco Confidential 4 .

Cisco Confidential .a.a. All rights reserved. defining clouds without defining them Essential Cloud Monikers  Elasticity  Multi-tenancy SaaS SaaS Abstraction Inter-Cloud IaaS Private Cloud Federation  Abstraction  Federation  Trust Boundary  Ownership Boundary 5 Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.k. Inc.

Cisco Confidential Key challenges:  Federation  Portability  Market 6 . All rights reserved. On-Premise Key challenges:  Security  SLAs  Control Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.Cloud Adoption Phases Standalone Clouds EnterpriseClass Clouds Inter-Cloud External. Off-Premise Internal. Inc.

Vision—The Inter-Cloud Flexible Infrastructure and a New Application Platform Dynamic Workload Migration Apps Integrate Services from Multiple Clouds A Federation of Clouds Based on Open Standards:  Naming/Discovery  Trust  Exchange/Peering Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7 . Inc.

Established Trust Relationship 2. © 2009 Cisco Confidential Cisco Confidential 8 . Inc. Compatible Infrastructure Internal Cloud Trust Boundary (same) Vs.Virtual Private Inter-Cloud / CloudBursting Internal Cloud External Cloud Multi-Tenant SP Cloud 1. Inc. All rights reserved. Ownership Boundary (may be different) Seamless Extension of the Enterprise DC (IaaS) 8 Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Systems. All rights reserved.

Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. VLAN. Inc. All rights reserved.Virtual Private Inter-Cloud / CloudBursting  When enterprise applications can seamlessly move between their internal & external clouds leveraging the elasticity & multi-tenancy that a cloud infrastructure offers  Extend secure data center to the cloud computing era  In order to get a portion of the SP cloud as a „seamless extension‟ of the enterprise data center. Cisco Confidential 9 . firewall/NAT. QoS and may be some port profiles (for IKV/1K/5K) and configuration (for others). one also needs • To migrate network context like VPN/VRF. as well as • A slice of new technologies (like LISP) at appropriate levels to tackle this challenge.  This will require a convergence of • Current ideas. Load Balancing.

Cisco Confidential 10 . CPE linkages  How are the network features exposed/integrated? .network abstractions for the enterprise tenants (seamless)  What are the “network features” that differentiate? .live migration requirement? . monitoring. QoS. where is my VM ? Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.isolation (per above).control APIs (and underlying abstractions) . All rights reserved. OS linkages  To what extent will we support workload mobility? .Inter-Cloud: Key Questions  What is the “network model” ? .network-based isolation for the multitenant SP cloud .moving workload context -Dude.

Inc. All rights reserved.Inter-Cloud In A Nutshell Virtualized Data Centers EnterpriseClass Clouds Inter-Cloud Application APIs Application APIs Compute Services Integration Services          Presentation_ID Orchestration App Deployment Billing/Charge-back SLA Monitoring Traffic Isolation Security QoS Virtual Switching Cluster Communications Cisco Confidential  Select Workload Mobility  Data Access/Mobility  Address Mobility  Monitoring/ Event Processing  Intelligent Caching  Policy-Based Selection  Cross Cloud:  Load Balancing  Fault Tolerance  Workload Exchange  Identity/Presence  Discovery  Network Search  CloudBursting  simpler case 11 © 2008 Cisco Systems. .

Inter-Cloud Example Dynamic Workload Migration – Simple VM Mobility Cloud 1 / Cloud 2 transport → XMPP Cloud 1 finds Cloud 2 → Naming. Security. Metering Cloud 1 sets up Cloud 2 → Placement. Entitlement. WWN. Cisco Confidential 12 . Management VM Runs in Cloud 2 → Addressing. Trustsec Cloud 1/2 negotiate → Policy. Format. All rights reserved. Deployment. Inc. Motion Cloud 1 sends to Cloud 2 → Transfer. Filesystem Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. VLAN. Presence Cloud 1 trusts Cloud 2 → Certificates.

REST API Cloud 1 calls services in Cloud 2 → Metering. SLAs 13 Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc.Inter-Cloud Example Dynamic Workload Federation – Generalized Service Access Cloud 1 / Cloud 2 transport → XMPP Cloud 1 finds Cloud 2 → Naming. Cisco Confidential . Trustsec Cloud 1 queries Cloud 2 for Services → RDF/SPARQL. Presence Cloud 1 trusts Cloud 2 → Certificates. receives protocols. interface → Web Services. All rights reserved. OWL Cloud 1 selects.

Cisco Confidential  Distributed Storage Acceleration opencloudconsortium. Inc. Google Code  Conversations –  Virtual Machines DMTF OVF  Media Enablement Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.Specific Inter-Cloud Projects  Addressing – IETF LISP  UCI – W3C.sourceforge. All rights 14 .org. udt.

XML Invocation XML Schema. Cache) Message (Queue. AMD-V VNtag Platform Metaphor Content (URL. UDT Transport REST. XMPP. SOAP Description Communication Users Identity Blob Storage Block Storage Map/Table Model Query Model Content Addressable Transactions Synchronization Orchestration Server profiles VM Management VM Format VM Mobility VM Management Directory Search Streaming Audio Streaming Video Drives Filesystem Load Balancer Distributed Memory Grid / MPI Industry Associations. interoperable network based services Deployment Placement Instrumentation Metering SLA Events Logs Naming/DNS Discovery Trust/Certificates Presence Identity Geospatial Management Security Policy Entitlement Audit Endpoints Remote Desktop Spice. Cisco Confidential 15 . Email) Time Synchronization Power Management Actual Physical WWN FC iSCSI VSAN Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Inc. All rights reserved. P2P.Inter-Cloud Standards & Protocols Roadmap Lots of Work to do Cisco Strategy: use technology to enable enhanced. RDP HTTP. partnerships inevitable Physical Metaphor MAC Addresses IP Addressing VLAN Multicast Intel VT.