Posts tagged ‘PaaS’
In my last post, I talked about how Salesforce.com had bought back the venerable timesharing model by applying the new architectural model of multi-tenancy. Multi-tenancy made timesharing viable for the Internet era. (more…)
In my last post, I talked about how the time sharing model for enterprise apps was displaced by user owned data centers and on premise deployments of enterprise software. In the late nineties, a plethora of companies tried to reinvigorate the timeshare model, using the Internet as a cheaper network backbone.
These companies, collectively called Application Service Providers (ASP), used a variety of different approaches to deliver enterprise software over the web. They ranged from: (more…)