Google Compute Engine vs. FireHost

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What is Google Compute Engine?

Google Compute Engine is a service that provides virtual machines that run on Google infrastructure. Google Compute Engine offers scale, performance, and value that allows you to easily launch large compute clusters on Google's infrastructure. There are no upfront investments and you can run up to thousands of virtual CPUs on a system that has been designed from the ground up to be fast, and to offer strong consistency of performance.

What is FireHost?

FireHost offers the most comprehensive fully managed cloud infrastructure-as-a-service available today, built specifically for the needs of companies governed by PCI and HIPAA compliance regulations. Some of the largest healthcare, payments and SaaS companies in the world subscribe to FireHost’s secure cloud to ensure their data is safe and always available.
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How much does Google Compute Engine cost?
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What companies use Google Compute Engine?
725 companies on StackShare use Google Compute Engine
What companies use FireHost?
2 companies on StackShare use FireHost
What tools integrate with Google Compute Engine?
43 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Compute Engine
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What are some alternatives to Google Compute Engine and FireHost?

  • Amazon EC2 - Scalable, pay-as-you-go compute capacity in the cloud.
  • DigitalOcean - Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access.
  • Microsoft Azure - Integrated cloud services and infrastructure to support computing, database, analytics, mobile, and web scenarios.
  • Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud.

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