DaDesktop Company Introduction

DaDesktop Company Introduction

1. DaDesktop Company Introduction 2020-03-03, presented by 安博 Bernard Szlachta NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
2. About NobleProg (诺波) • Provide Corporate training with cutting edge technology: • • • • • • Artificial Intelligence Data Science Big Data Cloud Management Statistics • Offices in: • China (Beijing, Zhuhai) • US • UK • Germany • Poland • India • Philippines • Canada • Mexico • Netherlands • Dubai NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
3. NobleProg Tech (诺波科技) • NobleProg Tech (NPT) is part of NobleProg Group • Two Goals • Research and Development • Every project developed within NobleProg which can be used by third parties is transferred to NPT • Current Projects • DaDesktop • • • • Integrated Remote Course Platform Remote Desktops Interactive Labs Work Desktops • Intelligent Learning Solution • Collaborative Training Material Development and Sharing • Automated analysis of progress… • Each project will become separate company once mature NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
4. About DaDesktop • First Prototypes in 2005 designed for courses where projector was not available • Crystalized as a independent project in 2015 (Known As Training Portal) • Initially used mostly for Remote Courses • Later, for convenience used for Classroom Based courses as well • To date used by over 2000 participants (students) • Moved from NobleProg in Dec 2018 to NobleProg Tech to be made available by third parties NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
5. DaDesktop Features • Browser based (works through firewalls) • Simplicity, a couple of clicks • Made for resource reuse (overcommit) • Disk • Memory • No resource use if desktop not used (disconnected) • Multiple Hypervisor support (KVM, LXC, etc…) • Nested Virtualization NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
6. DaDesktop Focus • User Experience • Speed and simplicity • Multiple Solutions • DaDesktop Cloud (ddC) • Public Cloud (ddPub) • Private Cloud (ddPri) • Cloud-on-cloud (ddCoC) • DaDesktop On-premise (ddOP) • On Client Hardware (ddOPs) • DaDesktop Hardware (ddOPh) • DaDesktop Hybrid • Can mix other cloud as backend (AWS EC2, Google, Dedicated Hosting) with physical hardware • Seamless integration, moving data, migration, etc… NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
7. Comparison (50 desktops, 8G RAM ,8 vCPU, 50G local NVME) Features DaDesktop Cloud (Aliyun/Amazon…) Onsite Computers Clone Speed/Adding Extra Participants Below 1 sec 10 minutes days Starting Machine Seconds Minutes Minutes Billing Exact use Storage + Online time (regardless of the use) Fixed purchase and maintenance cost Cost/day 5 USD 10 USD ??? Creating/Restoring 50G Templates Below 1 sec 10 minutes 10 minutes Maintenance none Cloud Specialist (Software) Onsite Technicians HW/SW User Interface Design Students/Trainers Engineers Engineers Deployment Regions Unlimited (OnNobleProg®Only Tech Limited in Cloud 2020 All Rights Reserved premises, Cloud) Centers Only Local
8. Clients • Corporate Training Companies • Multinational Companies (for internal training, e.g. Morgan Stanley) • Universities NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
9. Demo, creating 50 desktops • https://dd4t.dadesktop.com • Trainer makes changes to the labs during the presentation • Trainer clones the virtual machine labs to 50 students NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
10. Demo Summary • Cloning more than 100 times faster than cloud machines or classroom workstations • 300% Memory Overcommitment (uses 64G of memory instead of 200GB) • Almost infinite disk overcommitment • Convenient interface NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
11. Technical Details (what cloud cannot do) Disk • Local SSD NVME (up to 6500 MB/S) • 1T SSD Disk can hold thousands of Desktops of virtual machines due to differential storage technology CPU • Intel Xeons or AMD EPYC up to 128 cores Memory • 64GB to 4T per server, various techniques used to reduce usage • Currently up to 8 times gain on over-commitment as VMs are almost identical NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
12. Other features– Teaching Side • Collaborative Labs • Chat (to specific student, broadcast, messages) • Recordings • Student can reply what trainer has done to catch up • Prescriptive Aid (not released yet) • Hinting students when they stuck (based on professor recording or other students actions) • Hinting trainers which parts they can improve • Recording and analysis (not released yet) • predicting who may need help • detecting poor participation • how long did it take for each student to complete the lab NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
13. Student Side • Revise mode (based on recordings of trainer and students) • • • • Student Student Student Student can can can can start from scratch (clean install) to practice more replay all actions practice after the course revert to any point in time (Snapshot) NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
14. Teacher Side • New teachers can use previous teachers: • Desktop images • Recordings • Training Materials • Ability to join locations (e.g. different city, student joining from home, etc…) • Ability to see detailed student participation/progress • Automated scoring and assessment NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
15. Roadmap Technology Side • Further User Experience improvements • Automatic distribution between multiple servers (now it requires a couple of clicks) • Better support for geographically distributed students • Now it takes few minutes to copy images between servers, this should go down to seconds • Automated detection of best geographical location • DaDesktop for Work (currently Beta version) • Security centric • No need of relying of internet connect (can be run on On-premise base in the employee home) NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
16. Pricing • Public Cloud • Desktop per Day fee (resource use) • Private Cloud • Per Dedicated Servers pools (CPUs, RAM, Disk space) • DaDesktop On-premise • Client Hardware • Software license (number of users) • DaDesktop Hardware • Hardware Fee + software license (per user) • Hybrid • Software license or • Per Desktop fee NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
17. Extensibility • Clients can: • request new features • integrate with existing systems (e.g. LDAP, LMS, etc…) • write extension NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
18. More www.dadesktop.com NobleProg® Tech Limited 2020 All Rights Reserved
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