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The Cloudcast #124 - Cloud Operations (37:07)
Date: December 9, 2013
By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely
Description: Aaron talks with
Shmuel Kliger, Founder & President of VMTurbo (@VMTurbo). Topics
include cloud operations, common problems and root cause, implications
of Open Source Software on the market, and predictions for the future
Topic 1 -VMTurbo
isn’t your first go round creating products and companies in this
space. Prior to VMTurbo, you created SMARTS which was acquired by EMC.
What made you decide to start over and create something from the ground
up a second time?
Topic 2 - What
common problems are you seeing today? Do you see different problems
based on Enterprise vs. SMB? SP’s? What is your view of this space?
- Are your products Open Source (not from what I could tell)? Has Open
Source Software and the increasing scopes of projects/Products in
OpenStack/CloudStack/vCloud affecting how you see approaches to
operations of clouds?
- What CMP (cloud management platform) characteristics do you see the
most that are driving adoption of additional management products? Where
are the holes today? Monitoring, Multi-Tenancy, Compliance and Security,
Application Level Management?
- How do most of your customers get started today? What challenges do
they tackle first? Do they hit the low hanging fruit? Do they attack the
Topic 6 -
Do you get many requests for deep API Integration for DevOps or
integration with public clouds? Where do you think the private cloud
industry will go in 2014?