Best Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) Software

What is PaaS?

Platform as a service, or PaaS, is cloud computing model that provides users with hosted development kits, database tools, and application management capabilities. Third-party vendors provide users with virtual resources to build, deploy, and launch software applications, reducing the need for back-end software development. Businesses utilize PaaS to outsource hosting, database construction, cloud security capabilities, and data storage. Companies often use PaaS clouds as scalable platforms for new or expanding applications to larger audiences. This avoids long-term investments in development time and middleware through a pay-as-you-grow model. The service tends to function through a usage-rate pricing model, allowing for growth and flexibility. The service is used by development teams as an alternative to constructing and hosting the back ends of applications with an integrated development environment (IDE). Hosted database and storage services include similar capabilities to mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) products, but those are specifically for mobile applications.

To qualify for inclusion in the PaaS category, a product must:

  • Provide hosted databases creation tools
  • Provide a development platform
  • Provide application management tools
  • Possess capabilities to deploy applications

Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) Software Grid® Overview

The best Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) Software products are determined by customer satisfaction (based on user reviews) and scale (based on market share, vendor size, and social impact) and placed into four categories on the Grid®:
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Amazon ec2
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Google app engine
Cloud foundry
Salesforce platform
Zoho creator
Mendix
Openshift
Aws elastic beanstalk
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Aws lambda
Morpheus
Dokku
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