Google App Engine Enhances Performance at Reduced Cost

Google App Engine

Published November 19,2018 1 year ago Posted By Justinas Danis

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Google App Engine is a PaaS Platform which allows developers and businesses to make use of Google’s scalable hosting and A 1 Internet service. You need to write applications in Java or Python, store data in Google BigTable and make use of Google query language. Applications that do not comply with the same, must get modified to use the App Engine. This App Engine provides huge infrastructure in comparison to other hosting services like Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and enables to create scalable applications.

In ten years, Google App Engine has evolved with changes and specifications. Let’s know about them in details:

Fully Managed Serverless Application Platform

Google App Engine helps to develop applications on a completely managed platform. This helps in scalability of applications without having to worry about managing the infrastructure, underlying. With no requirement for server management and deploying configurations, developers can concentrate on developing brilliant applications without any management hassle.

Only You Need to Write The Code

You have to just need to write the code, and not required for any infrastructure management. With options like automatic scaling-up and scaling-down of your application, completely managed patching and server management, you can allow all the concerns regarding infrastructure to Google. For protection, you can have IAM rules, use App Engine firewall options and managed SSL/ TLS certificates.

Familiar Tools and Languages

Google App Engine helps to fast create applications with popular languages like PHP, Java, Node.js, Python,.Net, C#, Ruby and Go. It also provides with a choice to bring own language runtimes and frameworks. You can start with no configuration deployments, can do resource management from the command line, debug the source code easily run API backend with tools like Cloud SDK, IntelliJ IDEA, Cloud Source Repositories, Visual Studio, and Powershell.

Create Well-Managed Applications

You can make a choice to run your applications in an environment with no servers and also not worrying about respective provisioning. App Engine does the scaling, based on your app traffic and utilizes resource when your code is running. Just you need to make payment for the resources consumed.


Google App Engine can be freely used up to some extent. To start with, you need a Google account and a developer would be allowed to register about 25 free applications and unlimited paid applications. They offer some fixed usage resource per-day or per minute. In case you exceed the usage rates, you can make a request for more while paying for the same.

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