Posts Tagged ‘Azure’

Understanding Private Enterprise PaaS

Yesterday, I wrote about the trends pushing developers toward PaaS solutions and away from IaaS. The simple analogy is that IaaS is the "assembly language" of the cloud world, while PaaS represents a higher level language. With IaaS, developers have complete freedom to build and configure anything they want, from the operating system on up,…
by  \  9 Sep, 2011 \  12:16pm EDT
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Getting PaaS’d Infrastructure as a Service

In my Cloud Expo presentation a couple of months ago, I went through a progression of infrastructure provisioning systems over the past decade. I noted that while we have certainly accomplished a lot over that time period, business-unit (BU) users are increasingly discovering that they don't want to provision and access resources at the infrastructure…
by  \  8 Sep, 2011 \  1:03pm EDT