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PaaS Market Place by Mind Map: PaaS Market Place
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PaaS Market Place

Amazon Elastic Beanstalk

Version

1.0

Latest Update: 08/02/2013

Comments highly welcome

Author of this mindmap

Name - George Chou

email - George.Chou@theCloudnomics.com

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

References

References - 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors of the Cloud 100

Comparison / General

Information Weeks - PaaS Provider Comparison

PaaS PHP Cloud Platform comparison list

PaaS Buyer's Guide

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

Analysis/News

Composable or Contextual PaaS - Way of thinking

Insights from PaaS Pioneers, Report, Infographic

IBM SmartCloud Application Services

General

Introduction, Webcast on demand, PaaS multifacet potential (YouTube)

Pricing

Language: Java only. PHP on the roadmap

Two primary services today (3/2013) - V1.0, Version 1.0 - 12/18/2012, Collaborative Lifecycle Management Service, Component: Rational Team Concert, Component: Rational Requirements Composer, Component: Rational Quality Manager, Workload Service, Brain - IBM Workload Deployer, Deploy Virtual System Pattern & Virtual Application Pattern

Feature Matrix (3/2013)

Version 1.1, Announced - 5/28/2013, Improved Patterns, Improved data management for production databases

Major Characteristics

Utilized IaaS - IBM SmartCloud Enterprise IaaS

Analysis/News

IBM endorse Openstack and is going to integrate and leverage OpenStack for her IaaS offering, News from AllthingsD, More insights from IBMer

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

IBM acquires Softlayer (6/4/2013)

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

Microsoft Windows Azure

General

Feature Matrix

Major Characteristics

Utilized IaaS - their own data center

Analysis/News

Staccato

General

Major Characteristics

Based on Cloud Foundry(Fork)

Analysis/News

2.10 release (4/2013)

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

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

Google App Engine

General

Feature Matrix

2013 Google I/O full sessions on Google Cloud Platform

Major Characteristics

Utilized IaaS - their own data center

Analysis/News

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

1.8.1 Released (6/12/2013)

1.8.2 Released (7/17/2013)

CapeDwarf - The ultimate goal of the CapeDwarf project is to fully implement all the APIs of the Google App Engine., Google Cloud Platform Blog

1.8.3 Released(8/7/2013), Load Balance for Layer 3, New features and Productivity Improvement - Google Datastore, PHP run time engine improvement for Google Apple Engine

Heroku

General

Heroku owned by SalesForce

Feature Matrix

Major Characteristics

Utilize IaaS - AWS

Analysis/News

OpenShift

General

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

Feature Matrix

Major Characteristics

Utilize IaaS - AWS

Analysis/News

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

CloudFoundry

General

Feature Matrix

CloudFoundry Core Program., Definition, A baseline of common capabilities to promote cloud portability across different instances of Cloud Foundry., 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, This helps developers to Identify providers that preserve cloud application portability., Let Cloud Providers connect with developers looking to preserve application portability

Major Characteristics

Analysis/News

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

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

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

Others

Iron Foundry provide .NET support for CloudFoundry

Baidu's experience in using CloudFoundry V1 and V2.

PaaS Segment

Classification Type One

Hosted PaaS

Hybrid/Private PaaS with infrastructure abstraction

Hybrid/Private PaaS with tight control over the infrastructure

Classification Type Two

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

Specific - Target specific, standard enterprise-focus stacks

Proprietary - Proprietary scripting languages/configurations

Apprenda

General

Feature Matrix

See Apprenda action in Hybrid Cloud (video)

Major Characteristics

Only support C#/.NET and Java languages

Analysis/News

Briefing note from Rishidot Research

dotCloud

General

Feature Matrix

Major Characteristics

Utilize IaaS - AWS

Analysis/News

What? and Why?

PaaS Definition

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.

PaaS Characteristics

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.

Web-based UI creation tools

Multi-tenant architecture

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

Support for development team collaboration

Tools to handle billing & subscription managment

Why PaaS?

Abstraction

Collaboration with external development parties

Ease Agile Development Methodology

Highly leverage underlying software component/stacks

Why NOT PaaS?

Performance requiring tuning/customization of underlying hardware and software

High Portability

PaaS Adaption Drivers

Scalability

Innovation

ROI / Productivity

Managed Application Delivery

Developer Community

Service/Data Market Place

AppHarbor

General

Feature Matrix

Major Characteristics

Utilize IaaS - AWS

Analysis/News

AppFog

General

Feature Matrix

Have Enterprise/Private Cloud Offering

Major Characteristics

Use Cloud Foundry

Utilize IaaS - AWS

Utilize IaaS - Rackspace

Analysis/News

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

CloudBees

General

Feature Matrix

Major Characteristics

Only support Java languages

AnyCloud, Can run on private cloud (vSphere) - Hybrid Cloud, Utilized IaaS - AWS, Utilize OpenStack

Analysis/News

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

Cumulogic

General

Feature

Datasheet

Major Characteristics

Private Cloud PaaS

Analysis/News

Cloudify

General

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

General Intro Video

YouTube Channel

How does it work?

Originate from Israel

Major Characteristics

Open Source - CloudifySource

Analysis/News

Blog

Personal Notes, Not sure this can be qualified as real PaaS from my personal opinion, since it mainly, Ease the application cloud onboarding, Focus on deployment and run time, And some application monitoring/scaling, It does not address programming model/framework at all

Objective of this Mindmap

Major PaaS Players / Offerings in High Level

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

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

Engine Yard

General

Feature Matrix

Major Characteristics

Use Cloud Foundry

Utilized IaaS - their own data center

Analysis/News

OrangeScape

General

Tagline - Write Once. Cloud Anywhere

Major Characteristics

Analysis/News

WSO2

General

Learning Materials

Major Characteristics

Analysis/News

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

IronFoundry

General

Major Characteristics

Analysis/News

WorkXpress

General

Major Characteristics

Analysis/News

Future of PaaS

Currently PaaS 1.0

Future PaaS 2.0 - Focus on Intelligence Integration

Data/Information as a Service, Big Data, Analystics

Snapp

General

5/1/2013 Launched. In Beta

Oracle

General

Feature Matrix

Java focus

Major Characteristics

Analysis/News