Google App Engine vs. Pivotal Web Services (PWS) vs. Empire



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Description

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 Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?

Pivotal Web Services is a public cloud version of the widely supported Open Source Cloud Foundry PaaS. PWS makes is an ideal platform for the rapid deployment, easy scaling and binding of third party apps for Java, PHP, Ruby, GO and Python apps. Focus on apps not dev ops.

What is Empire?

Empire is a control layer on top of Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) that provides a Heroku like workflow. It conforms to a subset of the Heroku Platform API, which means you can use the same tools and processes that you use with Heroku, but with all the power of EC2 and Docker.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Google App Engine?
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Why do developers choose Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Google App Engine?
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What are the cons of using Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
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What are the cons of using Empire?
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Pricing

How much does Google App Engine cost?
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How much does Pivotal Web Services (PWS) cost?
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How much does Empire cost?

Companies

What companies use Google App Engine?
542 companies on StackShare use Google App Engine
What companies use Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
1 companies on StackShare use Pivotal Web Services (PWS)
What companies use Empire?
3 companies on StackShare use Empire

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google App Engine?
21 tools on StackShare integrate with Google App Engine
What tools integrate with Pivotal Web Services (PWS)?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Pivotal Web Services (PWS)
What tools integrate with Empire?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Empire

What are some alternatives to Google App Engine, Pivotal Web Services (PWS), and Empire?

  • 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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