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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?

1123 companies reportedly use Google App Engine in their tech stacks, including Delivery Hero, The New York Times, and Snapchat.

8755 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Google App Engine.

Google App Engine Integrations

Google Cloud Platform, PhpStorm, Twilio, Datadog, and Twilio SendGrid are some of the popular tools that integrate with Google App Engine. Here's a list of all 27 tools that integrate with Google App Engine.
Pros of Google App Engine
Easy to deploy
Auto scaling
Good free plan
Easy management
Low cost
Comprehensive set of features
All services in one place
Simple scaling
Quick and reliable cloud servers
Granular Billing
Easy to develop and unit test
Monitoring gives comprehensive set of key indicators
Really easy to quickly bring up a full stack
Create APIs quickly with cloud endpoints
Mostly up
No Ops
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.

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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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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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 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.
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 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.
AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Once you upload your application, Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.
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