The Second Decade of PaaS: What’s Next for Cloud Development


This summer marks the 10th anniversary of the introduction of PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service), and the creation of services like Heroku. While still a young technology, few could imagine how powerful and broadly adopted PaaS and related cloud app development technologies have become in that time, or have rapidly the field would advance. Given all of that innovation and change, what’s next for PaaS? What kinds of PaaS services and capabilities should we to use in our apps in the years ahead?