Google App Engine vs. AppHarbor vs. AppScale

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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.

What is AppHarbor?

AppHarbor is a fully hosted .NET Platform as a Service. AppHarbor can deploy and scale any standard .NET application to the cloud.

What is AppScale?

AppScale is a platform that allows users to deploy applications developed using the Google App Engine APIs over Amazon EC2, Rackspace, Google Compute Engine, Eucalyptus, Openstack, CloudStack, as well as KVM and VirtualBox.
Why do developers choose Google App Engine?
Why do you like Google App Engine?

Why do developers choose AppHarbor?
Why do you like AppHarbor?

Why do developers choose AppScale?
Why do you like AppScale?

What are the cons of using Google App Engine?
No Cons submitted yet for Google App Engine
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What are the cons of using AppHarbor?
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What are the cons of using AppScale?
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How much does Google App Engine cost?
Google App Engine Pricing
How much does AppHarbor cost?
AppHarbor Pricing
How much does AppScale cost?
AppScale Pricing
What companies use Google App Engine?
580 companies on StackShare use Google App Engine
What companies use AppHarbor?
2 companies on StackShare use AppHarbor
What companies use AppScale?
1 companies on StackShare use AppScale
What tools integrate with Google App Engine?
21 tools on StackShare integrate with Google App Engine
What tools integrate with AppHarbor?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with AppHarbor
What tools integrate with AppScale?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with AppScale

What are some alternatives to Google App Engine, AppHarbor, and AppScale?

  • Heroku - Build, deliver, monitor and scale web apps and APIs with a trail blazing developer experience.
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk - Quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud.
  • Apollo - GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more
  • OpenShift - Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps.

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