Navigating the fast-growing Platform-as-a-Service landscape can be tricky. This guide, packed with expert advice from SearchCloudApplications and other TechTarget sites, offers a roadmap for finding exactly the right PaaS vendor. Read the content, listen to the podcast, view the videos, browse the glossary -- and then test your knowledge with a quick PaaS quiz.
PaaS basics: Questions and concepts
Learn about the challenges you'll face when making a move to Platform as a Service. Get a better understanding of PaaS vendor issues in these expert answers, tutorials and other content regarding PaaS from SearchCloudApplications and other TechTarget sites.
Managing your own development infrastructure takes time away from designing and coding. A move to PaaS can be helpful, even for a legacy development. But mobile app developer Dan Sullivan recommends keeping these considerations in mind. Continue Reading
Making PaaS a success
Choosing PaaS is the first step. Learn the best way to achieve PaaS goals with strategies and tips from experts and users in this section. It covers all the service provider options, cloud database choices and much more.
Companies looking to invest in PaaS are faced with more options than ever before. Contributor Stephanie Mann describes Focus on cloud goals and developer needs to choose the right one. Continue Reading
The Platform-as-a-Service market is growing without a single leader or approach. As contributor Dan Sullivan notes, choosing a PaaS model should involve more than just saying, "Eeney, meeney, miney, moe." Continue Reading
Selecting a cloud database that's the best fit from among multiple options is a big job. Contributor Dan Sullivan discusses how to consider cost, availability and other features. Continue Reading
PaaS multimedia deployments
Experts from a PaaS provider and an experienced PaaS adviser share their insights on deploying PaaS, implications on Java and cloud and the outlook on future PaaS in this podcast and video section.
Cloud adviser Geva Perry describes emerging Java PaaS options that can offer big benefits for deploying Java applications in the cloud. Continue Reading
Glossary of PaaS-associated terms
What exactly is PaaS? How does it differ from Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS)? Fine-tune your knowledge with this glossary of relevant terms.
Test your PaaS knowledge
Have you digested all the tips and tricks you've learned about Platform as a Service? Prove it by testing your knowledge with this PaaS quiz.Take This Quiz