Google App Engine vs Render.com: What are the differences?
What is Google App Engine? Build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications. 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.
What is Render.com? A unified platform to build and run all your apps and websites. It is a unified platform to build and run all your apps and websites with free SSL, a global CDN, private networks and auto deploys from Git.
Google App Engine and Render.com belong to "Platform as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Google App Engine are:
- 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.
On the other hand, Render.com provides the following key features:
- Instant and continuous deploys from GitHub and GitLab
- Global CDN
- Fully managed PostgreSQL