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Differences between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS cloud design approaches

August 26, 2013 Leave a comment

Most popular way to explain differences between IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS
(Platform as a Service) and SaaS (Software as a Service) is through their the stack comparison.  All these models remove hardware concerns from the management picture; PaaS additionally simplifies OS, Runtime, Scaling and other infrastructure related concepts. SaaS exposes the service, service integration endpoints and service managed APIs.

SeparationOfResponsibilities

In my opinion the shorter definition would be IaaS is platform you would run on, PaaS is platform you would build on and SaaS you would use or integrate with

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