Platform Model Control Types for Hybrid, IAAS, PAAS and SAAS
System Architecture Stack - What a company/user/agency controls in Cloud platforms.
This shared use stack also explains what your responsible for maintaining and managing in the Cloud.
- Hybrid: Datacenter/Server Room or agency controlled infrastructure
- IAAS: Infrastructure as a service (AWS, GCP, Azure, IBM, Rackspace, etc)
- PAAS: Platform as a Service (Lambda, Cloud Functions, AWS RDS)
- SAAS: Software as a Service (Office365, Google G-Suite, Salesforce) - Technology upgrades, enhancements, changes, etc are by the vendor only.
What do you actually control as a customer?