2012/9/20 HCTSNA Day 2

by Gene Kim on

#hctsna

  • "How long to get servers spun up? A day, max. But how long to get networks configured? Probably a week. Unacce
  • ptable."
  • BTW, if a week cycle time to get network setup is bad, consider how unacceptable a month is for infosec review. Untenable.
  • @markprestwick: RT @wickett: The best minds of my time are thinking about how to make people click ads. #HCTSNA
  • Haha. RT @markprestwick: RT @wickett: The best minds of my time are thinking about how to make people click ads. #HCTSNA
  • @danielkennedy74: You up for coffee this afternoon, after 2pm?
  • .@abnerg: "I've got a band of elves & 6000 routers that all must be just so for us to work; reducing router count reduces risk"

M&A Panel

  • "Private equity is becoming driving factor in vibrant M&A in hosting/cloud sector"
  • "Buying universe for hosting/cloud continues to broaden. Strategic acquisitions were dominant factor for our deals"

Cloud Storage

  • Haha. @alexhutton: RT @451wendy: At 2.10 pm, we'll be getting into Devops and Security at #HCTSNA. Bring your own tarp in case it gets messy.
  • Simon Robinson: "Cloud storage hasn't been like Field of Dreams: no one came, so it's been Data Center of Despair"
  • @alexhutton: RT @451wendy: At 2.10 pm, we'll be getting into Devops and Security at #HCTSNA. Bring your own tarp in case it gets messy.
  • RT @alexhutton/@451wendy: At 2.10 pm, we'll be getting into DevOps & Security at #HCTSNA. Bring your own tarp in case it gets messy.
  • @JimGroganSr: #HCTSNA #Alcaro #Schneider-Electric Koomeys Law show doubling of computations per energy unit every 18 months = more computing per power $$
  • RT @JimGroganSr: #Alcaro #Schneider-Electric Koomeys Law: 2x of computations per energy unit every 18 mos = more CPU per power $$

There's a 310, 455, 510, 555, and 710. All full

  • (!!) Simon Anderson, Dreamhost CEO: "Amazon did $12B revenue (for cloud?) and did $75M profit. They can't drop prices!"
  • @marcocoulter: Open source and object increasing influences on cloud storage - per @simonrob451 #HCTSNA @mastachand: “only 8% of Enterprise use cloud storage.” #HCTSNA RT @mastachand: “only 8% of Enterprise use cloud storage.” #HCTSNA
  • Interesting panel discussion on how cloud storage will come down to price, & positing Amazon weakness on costs, relationships

@RealGeneKim: “@danielkennedy74: Heh...@451wendy opens panel w/punch to solar plexus. Is DevOps just codification of laziness? Gene: "not anymore"
@RealGeneKim: OMG. @rachelchalmers quoting Vernor Vinge "Deepness Upon The Sky" (one of my fave books) at #HCTSNA. True geek.
@RealGeneKim: “@peakscale: @RealGeneKim AWS estimate is 1-2 billion ("other revenue") and there is no visibility into profit. cc @b6n#HCTSNA
@RealGeneKim: “@peakscale: @RealGeneKim Look at how fast/much AMZN is spending on datacenters/hiring, I think clear it's highly profitable. @b6n#HCTSNA
@marcocoulter: RT @RealGeneKim: RT @mastachand: “only 8% of Enterprise use cloud storage.” #HCTSNA
@cleverdevil: RT @DreamHost: It's @DreamHostSimon on stage at #HCTSNA RIGHT NOW talking #DreamObjects and #Ceph! http://t.co/TdtZOgaL

@451wendy: "IPv6 isn't flat. In fact, it's spectacularly hilly." - @ehanselman at #HCTSNA
RT @451wendy: "IPv6 isn't flat. In fact, it's spectacularly hilly." - @e
hanselman at #HCTSNA

  • my notes