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Cloud Development and Deployment with CloudBees by Nicolas De loof

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PaaS versus self-managed infrastructure

Something you probably noticed during the introduction to the CloudBees platform is that you never interacted with a human to get resources provisioned or tools setup. Everything is automated and managed by APIs, therefore, full-platform automation, such as ClickStart, is possible.

Creating new resources on demand, like we did by creating an application and database on RUN@cloud, is possible—thanks to Cloud elasticity—and relies on the mostly unlimited resources that IaaS has to offer.

As compared to self-managed infrastructure built on an IaaS, the main benefit of a PaaS is the time you save by not handling low-level stuff. Your engineering team probably could set up a Tomcat server on an EC2 instance as ...

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