is a platform where you can develop your own application. is Sales(CRM) and Service applications which were developed and running on the Platform. is based on the concept of Platform as a Service or commonly known as PAAS where as is based on the concept of Application as a Service.

The developed applications will run on the always as a multitenent architecture method.

Simply you can identify is where you can access and customize your datamodel, bussiness logic and UserInterface. But in case of you can access the sales(CRM) Application with all the developed data model, Business logic and UserInterface. Then you can customize your application funtionality, since it is running on the platform.

So, we can say is an application build by SFDC on platform and has been made available to people for use at a per month per license pricing.

As a rule of thumb: platform license is three times cheaper then the license but takes three times of effort and time to build any functionality which is billed in application. is the platform because of which SFDC says sky is the limit for developing any application.

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