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Google App Engine vs Platform.sh: What are the differences?

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; Platform.sh: The Idea-to-Cloud Application Platform. It is a Continuous Deployment Platform as a Service powered by a high-availability grid of micro-containers. Support any PHP and NodeJS applications with deep integration for Drupal and Symfony.

Google App Engine and Platform.sh can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.

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, Platform.sh provides the following key features:

  • Drop in your applications, as-is
  • Easily add and manage services
  • Clone instantly
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Pros of Google App Engine
Pros of Platform.sh
  • 144
    Easy to deploy
  • 108
    Auto scaling
  • 80
    Good free plan
  • 64
    Easy management
  • 58
    Scalability
  • 35
    Low cost
  • 33
    Comprehensive set of features
  • 29
    All services in one place
  • 23
    Simple scaling
  • 20
    Quick and reliable cloud servers
  • 5
    Granular Billing
  • 4
    Easy to develop and unit test
  • 3
    Monitoring gives comprehensive set of key indicators
  • 2
    Create APIs quickly with cloud endpoints
  • 2
    Really easy to quickly bring up a full stack
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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 Platform.sh?

    It is a Continuous Deployment Platform as a Service powered by a high-availability grid of micro-containers. Support any PHP and NodeJS applications with deep integration for Drupal and Symfony.

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    What are some alternatives to Google App Engine and Platform.sh?
    Heroku
    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.
    Amazon Web Services
    It provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments. It offers reliable, scalable, and inexpensive cloud computing services.
    DigitalOcean
    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
    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.
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