Platforms for Building and Deploying Applications for Cloud Computing
Cloud computing is rapidly emerging as a new paradigm for delivering IT services as utility-oriented services on subscription basis. The rapid development of applications and their deployment in Cloud computing environments in efficient manner is a complex task. In this paper, the authors give a brief introduction to Cloud computing technology and Platform as a Service, they examine the offerings in this category, and provide the basis for helping readers to understand basic application platform opportunities in Cloud by technologies such as Microsoft Azure, Sales Force, Google App, and Aneka for Cloud computing. They demonstrate that Manjrasoft Aneka is a Cloud Application Platform (CAP) leveraging these concepts and allowing an easy development of Cloud ready applications on a Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud.