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1. Amazon Elastic Beanstalk

2. Version

2.1. 1.0

2.2. Latest Update: 08/02/2013

2.3. Comments highly welcome

3. Author of this mindmap

3.1. Name - George Chou

3.2. email - [email protected]

3.3. Twitter - @GeorgeChouNext - https://twitter.com/GeorgeChouNext

4. References

4.1. References - 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors of the Cloud 100

4.2. Comparison / General

4.2.1. Information Weeks - PaaS Provider Comparison

4.2.2. PaaS PHP Cloud Platform comparison list

4.2.3. PaaS Buyer's Guide

4.2.4. Dissecting the PaaS Landscape - Rishidot Research (3/25/2013)

4.3. Analysis/News

4.3.1. Composable or Contextual PaaS - Way of thinking

4.3.2. Insights from PaaS Pioneers

4.3.2.1. Report

4.3.2.2. Infographic

5. IBM SmartCloud Application Services

5.1. General

5.1.1. Introduction

5.1.1.1. Webcast on demand

5.1.1.2. PaaS multifacet potential (YouTube)

5.1.2. Pricing

5.1.3. Language: Java only. PHP on the roadmap

5.1.4. Two primary services today (3/2013) - V1.0

5.1.4.1. Version 1.0 - 12/18/2012

5.1.4.2. Collaborative Lifecycle Management Service

5.1.4.2.1. Component: Rational Team Concert

5.1.4.2.2. Component: Rational Requirements Composer

5.1.4.2.3. Component: Rational Quality Manager

5.1.4.3. Workload Service

5.1.4.3.1. Brain - IBM Workload Deployer

5.1.4.3.2. Deploy Virtual System Pattern & Virtual Application Pattern

5.1.5. Feature Matrix (3/2013)

5.1.6. Version 1.1

5.1.6.1. Announced - 5/28/2013

5.1.6.1.1. Improved Patterns

5.1.6.1.2. Improved data management for production databases

5.2. Major Characteristics

5.2.1. Utilized IaaS - IBM SmartCloud Enterprise IaaS

5.3. Analysis/News

5.3.1. IBM endorse Openstack and is going to integrate and leverage OpenStack for her IaaS offering

5.3.1.1. News from AllthingsD

5.3.1.2. More insights from IBMer

5.3.2. SmartCloud Enterprise no-charge trial rolls out (5/28/2013)

5.3.3. IBM acquires Softlayer (6/4/2013)

5.3.4. IBM and Pivotal join force on CloudFoudry (7/24/2013) - So what will happen to IBM SmartCloud offering?

6. Microsoft Windows Azure

6.1. General

6.1.1. Feature Matrix

6.2. Major Characteristics

6.2.1. Utilized IaaS - their own data center

6.3. Analysis/News

7. Staccato

7.1. General

7.2. Major Characteristics

7.2.1. Based on Cloud Foundry(Fork)

7.3. Analysis/News

7.3.1. 2.10 release (4/2013)

7.3.2. HP Cloud Application Platform as a Service is public cloud version of Stackato

7.3.3. ActiveState acquires AppSecute for social DevOp Technology - Stackato + Appsecute will merge three fundamental cloud concepts into a single solution: PaaS, DevOps, and social collaboration

8. Google App Engine

8.1. General

8.1.1. Feature Matrix

8.1.2. 2013 Google I/O full sessions on Google Cloud Platform

8.2. Major Characteristics

8.2.1. Utilized IaaS - their own data center

8.3. Analysis/News

8.3.1. Google announces support of PHP during 2013 Google I/O conference

8.3.2. 1.8.1 Released (6/12/2013)

8.3.3. 1.8.2 Released (7/17/2013)

8.3.4. CapeDwarf - The ultimate goal of the CapeDwarf project is to fully implement all the APIs of the Google App Engine.

8.3.4.1. Google Cloud Platform Blog

8.3.5. 1.8.3 Released(8/7/2013)

8.3.5.1. Load Balance for Layer 3

8.3.5.2. New features and Productivity Improvement - Google Datastore

8.3.5.3. PHP run time engine improvement for Google Apple Engine

9. Heroku

9.1. General

9.1.1. Heroku owned by SalesForce

9.1.2. Feature Matrix

9.2. Major Characteristics

9.2.1. Utilize IaaS - AWS

9.3. Analysis/News

10. OpenShift

10.1. General

10.1.1. Service Status - Developer Preview (4/1/2013)

10.1.2. Feature Matrix

10.2. Major Characteristics

10.2.1. Utilize IaaS - AWS

10.3. Analysis/News

10.3.1. Red Hat announces general availability on 6/11/2013 for OpenShift online

11. CloudFoundry

11.1. General

11.1.1. Feature Matrix

11.1.2. CloudFoundry Core Program.

11.1.2.1. Definition

11.1.2.1.1. A baseline of common capabilities to promote cloud portability across different instances of Cloud Foundry.

11.1.2.1.2. Further, it provides an open mechanism that lets anyone instantly validate and confirm the specific frameworks and applications supported by a particular instance of Cloud Foundry and determine whether it supports Cloud Foundry Core

11.1.2.2. This helps developers to Identify providers that preserve cloud application portability.

11.1.2.3. Let Cloud Providers connect with developers looking to preserve application portability

11.2. Major Characteristics

11.3. Analysis/News

11.3.1. (04/24/2013) GE invested into Pivotal - This should give a strong endorsement to CloudFoundry technology

11.3.2. Cloud Foundry announces V2.0 and depreciate V1.0 (6/10/2013)

11.3.3. IBM and Pivotal join force on CloudFoundry (7/24/2013)

11.4. Others

11.4.1. Iron Foundry provide .NET support for CloudFoundry

11.4.2. Baidu's experience in using CloudFoundry V1 and V2.

12. PaaS Segment

12.1. Classification Type One

12.1.1. Hosted PaaS

12.1.2. Hybrid/Private PaaS with infrastructure abstraction

12.1.3. Hybrid/Private PaaS with tight control over the infrastructure

12.2. Classification Type Two

12.2.1. Comprehensive - Focus on supporting wide ranges of languages and/or environment

12.2.2. Specific - Target specific, standard enterprise-focus stacks

12.2.3. Proprietary - Proprietary scripting languages/configurations

13. Apprenda

13.1. General

13.1.1. Feature Matrix

13.1.2. See Apprenda action in Hybrid Cloud (video)

13.2. Major Characteristics

13.2.1. Only support C#/.NET and Java languages

13.3. Analysis/News

13.3.1. Briefing note from Rishidot Research

14. dotCloud

14.1. General

14.1.1. Feature Matrix

14.2. Major Characteristics

14.2.1. Utilize IaaS - AWS

14.3. Analysis/News

15. What? and Why?

15.1. PaaS Definition

15.1.1. Comprehensive/elastic/on-demand computing platform that allows the creation of web applications quickly and easily in agile fashion without the complexity of buying and maintaining the software and infrastructure underneath it.

15.2. PaaS Characteristics

15.2.1. Services to develop, test, deploy, host and maintain applications in the same integrated development environment. All the varying services needed to fulfill the application development process.

15.2.2. Web-based UI creation tools

15.2.3. Multi-tenant architecture

15.2.4. Built-in scalability of deployed software (load balancing and failover)

15.2.5. Support for development team collaboration

15.2.6. Tools to handle billing & subscription managment

15.3. Why PaaS?

15.3.1. Abstraction

15.3.2. Collaboration with external development parties

15.3.3. Ease Agile Development Methodology

15.3.4. Highly leverage underlying software component/stacks

15.4. Why NOT PaaS?

15.4.1. Performance requiring tuning/customization of underlying hardware and software

15.4.2. High Portability

15.5. PaaS Adaption Drivers

15.5.1. Scalability

15.5.2. Innovation

15.5.3. ROI / Productivity

15.5.4. Managed Application Delivery

15.5.5. Developer Community

15.5.6. Service/Data Market Place

16. AppHarbor

16.1. General

16.1.1. Feature Matrix

16.2. Major Characteristics

16.2.1. Utilize IaaS - AWS

16.3. Analysis/News

17. AppFog

17.1. General

17.1.1. Feature Matrix

17.1.2. Have Enterprise/Private Cloud Offering

17.2. Major Characteristics

17.2.1. Use Cloud Foundry

17.2.2. Utilize IaaS - AWS

17.2.3. Utilize IaaS - Rackspace

17.3. Analysis/News

17.3.1. Appfog has been bought by Savvis (6/14/2013)

18. CloudBees

18.1. General

18.1.1. Feature Matrix

18.2. Major Characteristics

18.2.1. Only support Java languages

18.2.2. AnyCloud

18.2.2.1. Can run on private cloud (vSphere) - Hybrid Cloud

18.2.2.2. Utilized IaaS - AWS

18.2.2.3. Utilize OpenStack

18.3. Analysis/News

18.3.1. Support Java EE 7 environment (6/13/2013)

19. Cumulogic

19.1. General

19.1.1. Feature

19.1.2. Datasheet

19.2. Major Characteristics

19.2.1. Private Cloud PaaS

19.3. Analysis/News

20. Cloudify

20.1. General

20.1.1. Tag line - Take ANY App. To ANY Cloud. With NO code change. At the CLICK of a button.

20.1.2. General Intro Video

20.1.3. YouTube Channel

20.1.4. How does it work?

20.1.5. Originate from Israel

20.2. Major Characteristics

20.2.1. Open Source - CloudifySource

20.3. Analysis/News

20.3.1. Blog

20.3.2. Personal Notes

20.3.2.1. Not sure this can be qualified as real PaaS from my personal opinion, since it mainly

20.3.2.1.1. Ease the application cloud onboarding

20.3.2.1.2. Focus on deployment and run time

20.3.2.1.3. And some application monitoring/scaling

20.3.2.1.4. It does not address programming model/framework at all

21. Objective of this Mindmap

21.1. Major PaaS Players / Offerings in High Level

21.2. One stop to get ease access to general and high level information

21.3. Quote - "With large and growing vendor investment in PaaS, the market is on the cusp of several years of strategic growth, leading to innovation and likely breakthroughs in technology and business use of all of cloud computing" - Yefim Natis, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

22. Engine Yard

22.1. General

22.1.1. Feature Matrix

22.2. Major Characteristics

22.2.1. Use Cloud Foundry

22.2.2. Utilized IaaS - their own data center

22.3. Analysis/News

23. OrangeScape

23.1. General

23.1.1. Tagline - Write Once. Cloud Anywhere

23.2. Major Characteristics

23.3. Analysis/News

24. WSO2

24.1. General

24.1.1. Learning Materials

24.2. Major Characteristics

24.3. Analysis/News

24.3.1. 6/12/2013 SUSE and WSO2 Deliver Enterprise PaaS Using OpenStack-based SUSE Cloud.

25. IronFoundry

25.1. General

25.2. Major Characteristics

25.3. Analysis/News

26. WorkXpress

26.1. General

26.2. Major Characteristics

26.3. Analysis/News

27. Future of PaaS

27.1. Currently PaaS 1.0

27.2. Future PaaS 2.0 - Focus on Intelligence Integration

27.2.1. Data/Information as a Service

27.2.1.1. Big Data

27.2.1.2. Analystics

28. Snapp

28.1. General

28.1.1. 5/1/2013 Launched. In Beta

29. Oracle

29.1. General

29.1.1. Feature Matrix

29.1.2. Java focus

29.2. Major Characteristics

29.3. Analysis/News