Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Providers share physical and virtual hardware IT resources between customers to enable self-service, rapid elasticity, and pay-per-use pricing.
|How can different customers share a physical hosting environment so that it can be used on-demand with a pay-per-use pricing model?|
In the scope of Periodic Workloads with reoccurring peaks and the special case of Once-in-a-lifetime Workloads with one dramatic increase in workload, IT resources have to be provisioned flexibly.
A provider offers physical and virtual hardware, such as servers, storage and networking infrastructure that can be provisioned and decommissioned quickly through a self-service interface.
Elastic Infrastructure, Hypervisor, Block Storage, Virtual Networking