Recently, predictions by various technology stakeholders that IaaS might supersede PaaS as the most popular model for cloud vendors have borne out. As such, adoption of offerings like S3, Aurora, Durable Functions, etc. has accelerated, surpassing the growth of platforms like Heroku, Parse, and Firebase. However, Shawn Wang predicts that a new generation of PaaS, built on these IaaS solutions and optimized for developer ergonomics and productivity, will emerge. While his discussion focuses on web development tools, similar patterns are appearing in data tools and platforms.