Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Providers share IT resources providing an application hosting environment between customers to enable self-service, rapid elasticity, and pay-per-use pricing.

Platform as a Service (PaaS) How can custom applications of the same customer or different customers share an execution environment so that it can be used on-demand with a pay-per-use pricing model?


If many customers require similar hosting environments for their applications, there are many redundant installations resulting in an inefficient use of the overall cloud.


A cloud provider offers managed operating systems and middleware. Management operations are handled by the provider, such as the elastic scaling and failure resiliency of hosted applications.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Elastic Platform, Execution Environment, Blob Storage, Message-oriented Middleware, Cloud Application Architectures, Cloud Application Management