PaaS: Platform as a Service

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Today: PaaS

Platform as a Service

We talked about IaaS (or “ice”) last time, PaaS adds one or two more layers of complexity to the computing infrastructure. That typically comes in the form of access to an operating system and frequently even server software like business tools or database servers. It provides the platform that other software tools are built on top of.