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What is Platform as a Service (PaaS)?

According to the IT Central Station community, security is the most important criteria when selecting a Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud. PaaS clouds vary in the level of abstraction they provide their consumers. There are tradeoffs between efficiency and control over the application. Other key considerations are: the degree to which it will integrate seamlessly with the rest of the enterprise platform, the speed and resilience of internetworking, and the extent to which the platform is under control for configuration purposes. Read more »

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Gilbert PilzMore than either SaaS or IaaS, PaaS systems vary in the level of abstraction... more »
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Peter LoudonIn the wake of NSA revelations, security has become the number 1... more »
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engineer8883There is no good answer to that beyond "you design it to scale". If you need... more »
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Karl SchulmeistersMy top 3 1) Cost/Performance -- Reduced CapEx....you get state of the art... more »
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Nuno Silva1) Flexibility and Agility: Not to maintain Physical assets, less hassle with... more »
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Mike BasilI primarily work with Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. My... more »
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Winston LiI'll try to answer the pros & cons of PaaS with following... more »
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Vincent LukkenHi there, Main cons could be that when you have a solution build for you,... more »
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