Chapter 1 topics:
- Define and discuss cloud computing.
- Discuss how cloud computing has changed how companies budget for software solutions.
- Compare and contrast SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS, and provide an example of each.
- Define scalability and discuss how the cloud impacts it.
- List three advantages and three disadvantages of cloud computing.
Chapter 2 topics:
- Define and describe PaaS
- List the benefits of PaaS
- Describe the potential disadvantages of PaaS
- Describe how a cloud-based database management system differs from an on-site database.
- List the computing resources normally provided with PaaS.