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Gartner Reference Model for PaaS

Published: 28 September 2011

ID: G00218432

Analyst(s): Yefim Natis


Platform-as-a-service offerings differ in their functional completeness and degree of "cloudiness." Gartner's reference model defines the core components and fundamental architecture of a comprehensive implementation.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • PaaS Service APIs and Tools: The Outer Layer
    • PaaS Users' Management and Development Tools
  • PaaS Technology Base: The Inner Layer
    • Performance Foundation
    • Cloud Foundation
    • PaaS Provider's Management Tools
  • A Comprehensive Integrated PaaS
  • Embedded PaaS
  • Private PaaS and Private Data Centers

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