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This blog has a pretty good outline of Saas vs PaaS vs IaaS and compares what Google, Amazon, Azure and other "cloud" providers offer. Here's generally how they breakdown: For more information check out this blog post about how Cloud computing compares vs traditional dedicated servers or VPS/VMs. or this post specific for Azure terms and definitions.


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As I see it, SaaS is a subset of Cloud. SaaS specifically relates to Software that makes use of the Cloud. There are other Cloud technologies like IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service, e.g. Force.com, Google App Engine), storage (e.g. Amazon S3) and so on... As for ASP, I think that's pretty much synonymous with SaaS...


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There is GANTTzilla.com. Upload & View: Open your Microsoft Project and Planner files right in the web browser! Edit: Edit projects using Gantt or PERT views. And yes, we do version control for your documents ;) Export: Use converters to quickly export documents into other project formats as well as PDF or PNG. Share: Share ...


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Status.net does seem to provide a hosted service.


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Have you tried metascan-online.com? It has the benefit of multiple engines, however, I don't know if they allow users with persistently large usage.


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You can try the following services: Movielocker MindBites


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In my mind, the two terms are essentially synonymous, especially for the general user. If you want to look for differences, "SaaS" probably connotes more of an "application" (e.g. a hosted web app such as Salesforce.com, Gmail, Basecamp, etc.); while "Cloud Based Service" is more generic, implying all of the above, as well as services like Dropbox, online ...


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SocialCast is another solution that has a free tier as well as paid hosted, and paid behind the firewall version. I've tried the free versions of SocialCast and Yammer. I preferred Yammer, but not for any real good reason, just personal preference.


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database.com has recently opened to the public. Owned by Salesforce it has a very easy to use frontend and a stable cloud architecture. Caveat: it's only free up to 100k records for 3 users.


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You can also try http://www.zoho.com/creator/ which is very simple and can allow you to create a simple database


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I am building such an online database app, over Google App Engine. It is called iFreeTools Creator and is available at http://creator.ifreetools.com iFreeTools Creator has out-of-the-box integration with other Google services including with Google Contacts (import/upload from your custom database) and Google Docs (attach files from docs to database ...


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I would suggest you use a P2 Theme in wordpress Neat and elegant


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Google Moderator was built specifically for this purpose.


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Cloud Computing is a utility based model. That utility can be hardware (IaaS), software (SaaS), or OS (PaaS) like Azure etc. It's different from ASP as it's hosted else where in any of the cloud providers’ datacenters and you "Pay as you go". Don't have to pay more/less, pay only for what you use. This is SaaS. So ASP is just hosting where as SaaS is ...


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From my understanding all SaaS models essentially utilize the cloud because they are not hosted on the client's server. However, all apps in the Cloud are not necessarily SaaS apps.



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