Types of Cloud Computing

Cloud Maestro
·May 19, 2021·

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Types of Cloud Computing

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There are three main types of cloud computing

  • Infrastructure as a Service,
  • Platform as a Service,
  • and Software as a Service.

Infrastructure as a Service [IAAS]

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IAAS offers networking, compute, storage space, databases and all building blocks of IT with highest level of flexibility and management control over your IT resources

Example: AWS Ec2, GCP, Azure, Linode, ...

Platform as a Service [PaaS]

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PaaS removes the need for you to manage underlying infrastructure and allows you to focus on the deployment and management of your applications.

Example: AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Heroku, Google App Engine, ...

Software as a Service [SaaS]

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SaaS provides you with a complete product that is run and managed by the service provider.

Examples: Google Apps, Dropbox, Netflix, Zoom, ...

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