Adobe has recently launched AEM as a cloud service and is the most significant change that has happened to AEM ecosystem in the last few years.
What is AEM as a Cloud Service ?
Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service is a new generation software-as-a-service for experience management by Adobe.
It’s based on the leading solution Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and offers outstanding content management (CMS) capabilities and digital asset management (DAM) for marketing and communication teams.
The solution has been entirely designed for the cloud and is scalable, secure, always available and up-to-date.
Limitations in AEMaaCS -
Although Adobe has incorporated most of the changes in the AEMaaCS (AEM as a Cloud Service) , there are still the list of features not supported in AEM as a Cloud Service.
1. Screens add-on
2. Communities add-on
3. AEM Forms
4. The Classic UI is no longer available in AEM as a Cloud Service
5. Developer Mode in Page Editor
How to setup AEM as a Cloud Service ?
Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) can be run locally using the AEM as a Cloud Service SDK's Quickstart Jar. This allows developers to deploy to, and test custom code, configuration and content prior to committing it to source control, and deploying it to a AEM as a Cloud Service environment.