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5 Tips For Choosing The Right PaaS For Your Business

Platform as a Service is a set of cloud computing services that provide companies with software services using the cloud vendor's set of tools. You want to find the PaaS provider that's right for your business. If your business needs change in the future, you don't want to find your business locked into an expensive contract.

Topics: Paas Platform as a Service

Build Or Buy: 6 Key Things To Consider Before Building A Platform

For companies looking to deliver any aaS (as a Service) product, a PaaS (Platform as a Service) is necessary for creating, producing, and serving their product and customers. Many tech companies invest the time to create their own PaaS without considering the issues faced by anyone who is trying to build their own infrastructure and management systems just to create a software system. This is like trying to reinvent the wheel in order to build a better cart.

Topics: Paas Hosting Web Hosting Platform as a Service

The DevOps Team Bottleneck

It's 2016, Software has been busy eating the world for a while now, and with the boatloads of new software being released every day, a major shift has been happening in the ways that software is being developed, deployed and hosted. The biggest change of all on the hosting and deployment side has been the the rise of containers, and the need for continuous delivery. But why has there been such a huge jump in adoption? Companies have been doing continuous delivery and server automation with configuration management for years, right? Well, yes, but when your goal is to change the culture of your software development organization, and promote self sufficient teams, that can deploy and manage their own projects, getting there with Config Management will become a major bottleneck. Until Docker made easy to use linux container tech open source, there wasn't any real viable alternative to do it better, and still run on your own hardware or cloud account. Even a product like RightScale that saw significant success, required extensive scripting, or learning Chef.

Topics: DevOps Culture Platform as a Service