Cloud-Based Application Development [for Startups] | SpdLoad

A Brief Look at the Types of Cloud-Based Application Development

Now, the scope of Cloud-based applications is not limited to one type. There are multiple categories of Cloud Computing apps.

  • Google Compute Engine
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Development software
  • Database and servers
  • OS
  • API (middlewares)
  • Tools
  • Apache Stratos
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Google App Engine
  • OpenShift

What Is So Special about Cloud-Based Application Development?

All these ways of Cloud-based Mobile App Development may seem easy, but there are many challenges that you need to consider beforehand.

What Approach Should You Take for Cloud-Based App Development?

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  • Less time is required for the product to hit the market.
  • Enhanced performance
  • Flexibility of scaling
  • Less time needed: Instead of working on one part of the app, the entire team can be assigned different tasks. Each member can work on different parts of an app, which will save a lot of time.
  • Fail-safe: As the parts of the cloud application are autonomous and can be segmented to work on independently, the entire application becomes fail-safe.
  • Unlike the monolithic approach, where the whole application gets affected if one part fails. The microservices approach promises security of other parts, as they are separated. One can easily fix bugs in any part of the application without affecting the entire app.
  • Cost-effective: By using the Serverless approach in the development of a Cloud-based application, you can save a lot of capital involved in developing infrastructures like servers and databases.
  • Easy to scale: As you have no physical servers to upgrade, it becomes easy to adjust new users in the existing network when they increase. Thus, decreasing the hassle of managing traffic and overloading.
  • Seamless update: Again, as there are no physical servers to upgrade, you can seamlessly update your infrastructure without offering any downtime.

How Much Would It Cost for Cloud-Based Mobile App Development?

If you are looking for a perfect number, that is a bit difficult to tell. As there are a number of aspects that make up an app, they all play a role in deciding the final cost of the app in one way or the other.

  • Simple app: An app with a simple interface, 3–4 screens, and profile making a feature, etc., is considered as a simple app.
  • Database and API apps: This kind of app will include social media integration, location tracking, security feature, payments options, etc.
  • Large scale apps: These apps have all the features described above, along with some more. Industry grade apps are costlier than the ones mentioned above. Some examples of these apps are food delivery apps, cab service apps, video streaming apps, etc.

Want to Build Your Own Cloud-Based Application?

So, wanna get a Cloud-based app of your own? As there are multiple ways via which you can get the app developed, it is best if you outsource from an overseas agency if the cost of in-house production is high.

  • SAAS or Cloud-based app development
  • Mobile app development
  • Marketplace development
  • Web development
  • Based on the initial request of the client, we developed a complex and scalable MVP.
  • The application MVP consisted of three roles that included a user, partner, and administrator.
  • The application developed by us had various challenges, like developing a sharing module. It was a bit tough for us, but not impossible.
  • We not only developed a sharing module, but we also did it, including the scalability factor.
  • The app features that we developed were, syncing of contacts with the app, creation of an advanced user interface that catered push notifications. Moreover, the app also displayed similar products to the user.
  • This development process of the Cloud-based application took us around 2050 hours. Apart from the Cloud-based app development, we also developed a website and admin panel that took 350 and 600 hours, respectively.



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