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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Inter-Cloud

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

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. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3 .

Cisco Confidential 4 . All rights reserved. Inc.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.

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.a.a. All rights reserved.k. Cisco Confidential . Inc.

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

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. Cisco Confidential 7 . All rights reserved.

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

QoS and may be some port profiles (for IKV/1K/5K) and configuration (for others). Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems.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. as well as • A slice of new technologies (like LISP) at appropriate levels to tackle this challenge. Inc. one also needs • To migrate network context like VPN/VRF. VLAN.  This will require a convergence of • Current ideas. Cisco Confidential 9 . Load Balancing. All rights reserved. firewall/NAT.

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

Inc.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. All rights reserved. .

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

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

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

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. All rights reserved. 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. Inc. RDP HTTP. XMPP. Email) Time Synchronization Power Management Actual Physical WWN FC iSCSI VSAN Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems. Cisco Confidential 15 . P2P. UDT Transport REST. Cache) Message (Queue.Inter-Cloud Standards & Protocols Roadmap Lots of Work to do Cisco Strategy: use technology to enable enhanced. partnerships inevitable Physical Metaphor MAC Addresses IP Addressing VLAN Multicast Intel VT. XML Invocation XML Schema. AMD-V VNtag Platform Metaphor Content (URL.