PaaS got its start as purely hosted offerings. But we're starting to see a lot more discussion about transplanting the approach into the enterprise data center.
The service won't require any browser plug-ins, according to the report, and could work on Android, iOS, and Windows 8, among other platforms.
The first release of Google App Engine has developers concerned about getting their applications out of Google's 'cloud' and into another.
There is a key missing piece for cloud computing to really go mainstream, a higher-level programming language to be able to do more advanced logic and functionality.
On the road to the elusive Web 3.0, core infrastructure is moving from the edge to a center. Call it Web 2.5, where the platform-as-a-service providers allow developers to create Web applications via the cloud and for users to consume them anytime, anywhe
Applications in the cloud are getting more realistic. Salesforce.com has the opportunity to make it happen.
Says Amazon's CEO in his annual letter to shareholders: "When a platform is self-service, even the improbable ideas can get tried."
Infochimps announces platform as a service environment for the redhot big data market.
Can the cloud and platform-as-a-service breathe life back into business process management? $11 million for BonitaSoft thinks yes.
An article asking who will first offer a LAMP platform as a service offering raises an even more fundamental question: does cloud computing even need the LAMP stack?