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Google App Engine's most valuable feature is self-management. You do not have to manage the infrastructure underneath where all the functions are happening, such as load balancing deployment and… more »
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The only concern is that there is a number of the offerings which are built on their own proprietary technologies. With some of the offerings in Google Cloud, it's difficult to have a path to migrate… more »
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We have five Google App Engine applications deployed on private clouds, and we have some deployed on public clouds. We use both Google and Microsoft.
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Overview

Google App Engine is a Platform-as-a-Service (Paas) provider that equips web application developers with all the resources and tools that they need to develop, test, and run their applications on Google's infrastructure. Everything is built into the kit, so with one download of the SDK, you'll be well on your way to first-rate apps.

Google Compute Engine delivers virtual machines running in Google's innovative data centers and worldwide fiber network. Compute Engine's tooling and workflow support enable scaling from single instances to global, load-balanced cloud computing.

Compute Engine's VMs boot quickly, come with persistent disk storage, and deliver consistent performance. Our virtual servers are available in many configurations including predefined sizes or the option to create Custom Machine Types optimized for your specific needs. Flexible pricing and automatic sustained use discounts make Compute Engine the leader in price/performance.

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Media Company22%
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Financial Services Firm27%
Comms Service Provider19%
Computer Software Company16%
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Energy/Utilities Company6%
Government5%
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Midsize Enterprise33%
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Google App Engine is ranked 12th in PaaS Clouds with 2 reviews while Google Compute Engine is ranked 15th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS). Google App Engine is rated 8.0, while Google Compute Engine is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Google App Engine writes "Ability to test before deployment and security authorization are key features". On the other hand, Google App Engine is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Amazon Lightsail and Salesforce Platform, whereas Google Compute Engine is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, SAP Cloud Platform, IBM Public Cloud, Microsoft Azure and AT&T Platform as a Service.

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