In this chapter, the different cloud offerings found in clouds are covered regarding the functionality they provide to customers and the behavior they display. After the overview and general discussion of the impact of cloud computing properties (see Sect.
Page 3 in Chap.
) on offering behavior, we describe different cloud environments (Sect. 3.3) as patterns. These patterns characterize the environments created in different cloud deployment models (see Sect.
on Page 54 in Chap.
) in more detail. Especially, they give an overview of common combinations of the other cloud offering patterns to form an
(44) cloud. In the remaining sections of this chapter, we cover cloud offerings combined to provide
individually and differentiate between three general functionality-related offering types: