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Computing Platforms
Published: 2014/08/04
Channel: Dave Crabbe
The Three Ways to Cloud Compute
The Three Ways to Cloud Compute
Published: 2010/05/30
Channel: ExplainingComputers
Edge Computing  Platform
Edge Computing Platform
Published: 2016/06/14
Channel: NTT SCL
Comparing Cloud Computing Platforms
Comparing Cloud Computing Platforms
Published: 2017/04/24
Channel: Cloud Academy
A Brief History of Computing Platforms
A Brief History of Computing Platforms
Published: 2012/01/16
Channel: AsymcoInteractive
The Cloudcast - Cloud Computing - Platform as a Service
The Cloudcast - Cloud Computing - Platform as a Service
Published: 2012/01/02
Channel: TheCloudcastNET
TEDxPhilly - Youngjin Yoo - A city as a computing platform
TEDxPhilly - Youngjin Yoo - A city as a computing platform
Published: 2011/12/21
Channel: TEDx Talks
The Technical Computing Platform
The Technical Computing Platform
Published: 2016/08/15
Channel: Microsoft Research
Cloud Computing Services Models - IaaS PaaS SaaS Explained
Cloud Computing Services Models - IaaS PaaS SaaS Explained
Published: 2017/04/06
Channel: Ecourse Review
YouTube: why VR is the next big computing platform
YouTube: why VR is the next big computing platform
Published: 2016/04/09
Channel: USA TODAY
Building a Trusted Computing Platform
Building a Trusted Computing Platform
Published: 2015/11/13
Channel: @Scale
What Is A Computing Platform?
What Is A Computing Platform?
Published: 2017/07/25
Channel: sparky feel
Firefly RK3288 Quad Core Cortex-A17 powerful computing platform
Firefly RK3288 Quad Core Cortex-A17 powerful computing platform
Published: 2015/02/28
Channel: Derek Dickerson
What Is A Computing Platform?
What Is A Computing Platform?
Published: 2017/08/18
Channel: Til Til
Baidu
Baidu's Box Computing Platform
Published: 2010/11/14
Channel: Mike Walsh
Baidu CFO: Cars Are the Next Big Computing Platform
Baidu CFO: Cars Are the Next Big Computing Platform
Published: 2016/09/28
Channel: Bloomberg
openstack building a free massively scalable cloud computing platform
openstack building a free massively scalable cloud computing platform
Published: 2011/02/15
Channel: fosdemtalks
Canada
Canada's Advanced Research Computing Platform
Published: 2017/06/16
Channel: Compute Canada | Calcul Canada
SpatialOS | Get started with our distributed computing platform
SpatialOS | Get started with our distributed computing platform
Published: 2017/01/30
Channel: Improbable
What is Cloud Computing?
What is Cloud Computing?
Published: 2009/02/25
Channel: sfdcMktg
How Cloud Computing Works - IAAS, PAAS, SAAS explained with real examples
How Cloud Computing Works - IAAS, PAAS, SAAS explained with real examples
Published: 2016/03/31
Channel: LearningHub Academy
LocalGrid Fog Computing Platform
LocalGrid Fog Computing Platform
Published: 2015/02/02
Channel: LocalGrid Technologies Inc.
HBP High Performance Analytics and Computing Platform
HBP High Performance Analytics and Computing Platform
Published: 2017/02/06
Channel: HumanBrainProject
TCPA - Trusted Computing Platform Alliance
TCPA - Trusted Computing Platform Alliance
Published: 2007/12/12
Channel: Joonas Salovaara
Andromium Computing Platform Transforms Your Smartphone Into A Desktop PC
Andromium Computing Platform Transforms Your Smartphone Into A Desktop PC
Published: 2015/01/14
Channel: Gadgets And Tutorials
Trusted Computing Platform Security in the Cloud
Trusted Computing Platform Security in the Cloud
Published: 2013/07/22
Channel: TheCareology
Virtual Reality Is the
Virtual Reality Is the 'Last Computing Platform' - IGN Unfiltered
Published: 2016/12/23
Channel: IGN
GigaSpaces XAP In-Memory Computing Platform
GigaSpaces XAP In-Memory Computing Platform
Published: 2014/10/27
Channel: GigaSpaces Technologies
Subgraph OS overview |  Adversary resistant computing platform
Subgraph OS overview | Adversary resistant computing platform
Published: 2016/03/15
Channel: Riba Linux
The Breadth of the GPU Accelerated Computing Platform and Its Impact on Deep Learning
The Breadth of the GPU Accelerated Computing Platform and Its Impact on Deep Learning
Published: 2015/02/05
Channel: RichReport
Palm Computing Platform CM
Palm Computing Platform CM
Published: 2009/11/26
Channel: TheTsuno1111
Affective Computing platform
Affective Computing platform
Published: 2017/08/24
Channel: Agustín Job Hernández Montes
Trusted Computing Platforms
Trusted Computing Platforms
Published: 2009/03/25
Channel: case
COTS High Performance Computing Platform & Digital Channelizer System on Altera FPGAs
COTS High Performance Computing Platform & Digital Channelizer System on Altera FPGAs
Published: 2014/12/22
Channel: Intel FPGA
The Human Brain Project SP 9: Neuromorphic Computing Platform
The Human Brain Project SP 9: Neuromorphic Computing Platform
Published: 2013/10/08
Channel: HumanBrainProject
Audi and nVIDIA DRIVE Computing Platform | CES 2017
Audi and nVIDIA DRIVE Computing Platform | CES 2017
Published: 2017/01/09
Channel: Autoblog
Extreme Data Management with XAP In-Memory Computing Platform
Extreme Data Management with XAP In-Memory Computing Platform
Published: 2013/07/18
Channel: GigaSpaces Technologies
Ion Stoica Interview - Ray:A Distributed Computing Platform for Reinforcement Learning
Ion Stoica Interview - Ray:A Distributed Computing Platform for Reinforcement Learning
Published: 2017/10/11
Channel: This Week in Machine Learning & AI
Novena: An Open Source, Do-It-Yourself Mobile Computing Platform - Bunnie Huang, Sean
Novena: An Open Source, Do-It-Yourself Mobile Computing Platform - Bunnie Huang, Sean 'xobs' Cross
Published: 2014/06/03
Channel: Make:
Boxis.net Cloud Computing Platform
Boxis.net Cloud Computing Platform
Published: 2014/02/11
Channel: boxisnet
What is the future of the mainframe computing platform?
What is the future of the mainframe computing platform?
Published: 2010/08/06
Channel: InfoSecMainframeSvs
IBM first quantum computing platform available to the public -edited-
IBM first quantum computing platform available to the public -edited-
Published: 2016/05/05
Channel: eastwindmagazine
smartphone (video game platform),computing platform (software genre)
smartphone (video game platform),computing platform (software genre)
Published: 2014/11/11
Channel: Best Review all about electronic
The Distributed Edge Computing Platform
The Distributed Edge Computing Platform
Published: 2017/05/22
Channel: Matthew Austin
Fortissimo Foundation driven Ultra Computing Platform
Fortissimo Foundation driven Ultra Computing Platform
Published: 2017/01/02
Channel: A3Cube Inc
QUE LASTIMA QUE POR INTERNET  NO PUEDA BESARLA ("Internet Computing Platform)"
QUE LASTIMA QUE POR INTERNET NO PUEDA BESARLA ("Internet Computing Platform)"
Published: 2012/08/23
Channel: Carlos Vlogs Juanpp
[Hindi] Cloud Computing Explained in Detail
[Hindi] Cloud Computing Explained in Detail
Published: 2016/02/20
Channel: Technical Guruji
Serverless computing options with Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Next
Serverless computing options with Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Next '17)
Published: 2017/03/09
Channel: Google Cloud
PostgreSQL as a distributed computing platform
PostgreSQL as a distributed computing platform
Published: 2017/09/27
Channel: PostgresOpen
BlackBerry 10 Mobile Computing Platform
BlackBerry 10 Mobile Computing Platform
Published: 2013/08/10
Channel: BBin
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A computing platform is the environment in which a piece of software is executed. It may be the hardware or the operating system (OS), even a web browser or other underlying software, as long as the program code is executed in it. Computing platforms have different abstraction levels, including a computer architecture, an OS, or runtime libraries.[1] A computing platform is the stage on which computer programs can run.

A platform can be seen both as a constraint on the software development process, in that different platforms provide different functionality and restrictions; and as an assistance to the development process, in that they provide low-level functionality ready-made. For example, an OS may be a platform that abstracts the underlying differences in hardware and provides a generic command for saving files or accessing the network.

Components[edit]

Platforms may also include:

  • Hardware alone, in the case of small embedded systems. Embedded systems can access hardware directly, without an OS; this is referred to as running on "bare metal".
  • A browser in the case of web-based software. The browser itself runs on a hardware+OS platform, but this is not relevant to software running within the browser.[2]
  • An application, such as a spreadsheet or word processor, which hosts software written in an application-specific scripting language, such as an Excel macro. This can be extended to writing fully-fledged applications with the Microsoft Office suite as a platform.[3]
  • Software frameworks that provide ready-made functionality.
  • Cloud computing and Platform as a Service. Extending the idea of a software framework, these allow application developers to build software out of components that are hosted not by the developer, but by the provider, with internet communication linking them together.[4] The social networking sites Twitter and facebook are also considered development platforms.[5][6]
  • A virtual machine (VM) such as the Java virtual machine.[7] or .NET CLR. Applications are compiled into a format similar to machine code, known as bytecode, which is then executed by the VM.
  • A virtualized version of a complete system, including virtualized hardware, OS, software and storage. These allow, for instance, a typical Windows program to run on what is physically a Mac.

Some architectures have multiple layers, with each layer acting as a platform to the one above it. In general, a component only has to be adapted to the layer immediately beneath it. For instance, a Java program has to be written to use the Java virtual machine (JVM) and associated libraries as a platform, but does not have to be adapted to run for the Windows, Linux or Macintosh OS platforms. However, the JVM, the layer beneath the application, does have to be built separately for each OS.[8]

Operating system examples[edit]

Desktop, laptop, server[edit]

Mobile[edit]

Android, a popular mobile operating system

Software frameworks[edit]

Hardware examples[edit]

Ordered roughly, from more common types to less common types:

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References[edit]

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