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Google App Engine

Build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications
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What is Google App Engine?

Google has a reputation for highly reliable, high performance infrastructure. With App Engine you can take advantage of the 10 years of knowledge Google has in running massively scalable, performance driven systems. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow.
Google App Engine is a tool in the Platform as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses Google App Engine?

Companies
992 companies reportedly use Google App Engine in their tech stacks, including Delivery Hero, The New York Times, and Snapchat.

Developers
6191 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Google App Engine.

Google App Engine Integrations

Google Cloud Platform, PhpStorm, Twilio, Twilio SendGrid, and Datadog are some of the popular tools that integrate with Google App Engine. Here's a list of all 25 tools that integrate with Google App Engine.
Pros of Google App Engine
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Easy to deploy
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Auto scaling
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Good free plan
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Easy management
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Scalability
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Low cost
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Comprehensive set of features
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All services in one place
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Simple scaling
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Quick and reliable cloud servers
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Granular Billing
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Easy to develop and unit test
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Monitoring gives comprehensive set of key indicators
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Create APIs quickly with cloud endpoints
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Really easy to quickly bring up a full stack
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Decisions about Google App Engine

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Google App Engine in their tech stack.

What are the best options to host a Spring Boot application that acts as a receiver and publisher from Google Cloud Pub/Sub. I am using Google App Engine to do that, but there is Google Cloud Dataflow and Google Cloud Run that can be used. Which is the best option that can be used for this purpose and also that can handle the failover scenarios as well. Thanks!

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Hello all! I am developing an Android application in which I am using Node.js, MongoDB as a backend service hosted on Google App Engine. I have a huge amount of data loaded in MongoDb. So, is it a wise decision to go for this tech stack for an Android application?

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Google App Engine's Features

  • Zero to sixty: Scale your app automatically without worrying about managing machines.
  • Supercharged APIs: Supercharge your app with services such as Task Queue, XMPP, and Cloud SQL, all powered by the same infrastructure that powers the Google services you use every day.
  • You're in control: Manage your application with a simple, web-based dashboard allowing you to customize your app's performance.

Google App Engine Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Google App Engine?
Heroku
Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
Amazon Web Services
It provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments. It offers reliable, scalable, and inexpensive cloud computing services.
DigitalOcean
We take the complexities out of cloud hosting by offering blazing fast, on-demand SSD cloud servers, straightforward pricing, a simple API, and an easy-to-use control panel.
AWS Lambda
AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you. You can use AWS Lambda to extend other AWS services with custom logic, or create your own back-end services that operate at AWS scale, performance, and security.
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
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Google App Engine's Followers
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