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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 Linode?

Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use Google Compute Engine?
    469 companies on StackShare use Google Compute Engine
    What companies use Linode?
    124 companies on StackShare use Linode

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Google Compute Engine?
    41 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Compute Engine
    What tools integrate with Linode?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Linode

    What are some alternatives to Google Compute Engine and Linode?

    • 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.
    • Rackspace Cloud Servers - Powerful Linux and Windows servers in minutes

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