Find out if AWS compatible with traditional software and data.
- [Instructor] Okay, let's get into the public clouds themselves and we'll cover Amazon Web Services first. In terms of how we're going to analyze each one, it's going to be consistent across application and data compatibility, types of services, security and governance and then we're going to provide a summary including a demo. So, what's important in this particular public cloud provider is the fact that AWS is the most popular Infrastructure as a Service cloud platform out there and, ultimately, it's many roads are going to lead you toward AWS just because of the might and mass behind the organization right now so it's going to be easy to select the AWS.
Probably not easy not to select AWS. However, again, your requirements lead the day and they back you into the right solution. However, it's not always the right solution. Keep that in mind. So, Microsoft could be a fit or Google could be a fit or all of the above and, so, you have to figure out which architecture in which cloud services are most appropriate for the applications in your enterprise and their needs, security, governance, performance, all that stuff factors in. AWS should always be considered a contender. So, they get a place at the table.
They may not win the day but they should always be considered just because of their place in the industry right now. So, back to our spreadsheet. We have AWS. We did Storage, Provisioning, Management, Governance, Networking, Compute and Security and this is how they're ranked. So, they're very strong with storage. S3, they do block storage for the file storage. They do object storage and provisioning's extremely well as we'll see in our demo. Management's good. Governance is good. Network is good. Compute is really good and they have a good security package including encryption and identity management.
So the weighting, that's how we came up with the three. We considered Storage important, Provisioning important, everything else not as much important but it came up with a strong three based on the rankings that we provided to the AWS platform based on our knowledge of the platform and that's how it came out. So, looks like this. Extremely strong in Storage, extremely strong in Provisioning based on our requirements, Compute extremely strong. Probably could use some work on Networking but that wasn't as important to us.
Good Governance, good Management and well rounded Infrastructure as a Service platform. So, AWS is always going to be contender because of the features and functions they provide within the platform are extremely strong.
- Public cloud benefits
- Considering the costs
- Determining compatibility
- Assessing security and governance
- Reviewing Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- Reviewing Microsoft Azure
- Reviewing Google Cloud Platform
- Reviewing IBM Softlayer