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What is PaaS?

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Platform as a Service (PaaS)

What is PaaS?

Platform as a service is the latest buzzword in the contemporary milieu, but how does one define it? In simple terms, Platform as a service (PaaS) is a Cloud computing service model comprising the following:

In a PaaS model, cloud providers deliver the tools (both hardware and software) required for application development. PaaS providers host the software and hardware on their own infrastructure. Therefore, users need not invest in software, hardware, and applications, or in their upkeep. They simply require a stable internet connection and compatible devices to access these services. PaaS ensures greater flexibility and minimizes maintenance costs.

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