Platform as a Service

Explain the term PaaS (Platform as a Service).




"Cloud computing" has dramatically modified how the business applications are built and run. At its core, cloud computing removes the costs and complexity of the evaluating, buying, configuring, and managing all hardware and software required for the enterprise applications. Instead, all these applications are distributed as a service over the Internet.

Cloud computing has emerged to involve the platforms for building and running the custom applications, a concept termed as "platform as a service" (or PaaS). PaaS applications are also referred to as the on-demand, Web-based, or software as the service (or SaaS) solutions.

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