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Description

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 RamNode?

You won't find a better performing VPS anywhere else. Our SSD and SSD-Cached VPSs are the best in the industry. We implement some of the most cutting edge systems and configurations to ensure your VPS meets and exceeds your expectations.

What is Rackspace Cloud Servers?

Cloud Servers is based on OpenStack, the open and scalable operating system for building public and private clouds. With the open cloud, you get reliable cloud hosting, without locking your data into one proprietary platform.

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    Companies

    What companies use Google Compute Engine?
    469 companies on StackShare use Google Compute Engine
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    0 companies on StackShare use RamNode
    What companies use Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    107 companies on StackShare use Rackspace Cloud Servers

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Google Compute Engine?
    41 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Compute Engine
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    What tools integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers?
    32 tools on StackShare integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers

    What are some alternatives to Google Compute Engine, RamNode, and Rackspace Cloud Servers?

    • 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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