Exploring the Two Sides of Cloud Computing
SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
Web services guru David Chappell has published a think piece on “ cloud platforms , which he defines as platforms that “let developers write applications that run in the cloud, or use services provided from the cloud, or both. Cloud platforms are also referred to as on-demand platforms and platform as a service (PaaS). David says there are two forms of cloud platforms: cloud infrastructure services and cloud applications services.