Software Engineering, Project Management, and Effectiveness
In cloud computing, you might hear the terms SaaS, PaaS and IaaS. These are simply different logical layers in the stack. You can visualize it like this:
As you move up the stack, you increase abstraction. As you move down the stack, you increase control. Here is a brief summary of each term:
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This nicely explains all the different acronyms used for the many facets of cloud computing. Many people are still new to the idea that these services can be bought from another company saving a great deal of time and money.