Google App Engine

Google App Engine

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Score 8.4 out of 100
Google App Engine

Overview

Recent Reviews

Great for small teams

8 out of 10
June 02, 2021
We're using Google App Engine to build and host our web application and backend across the organization. This helps us in building a …
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Good Service

10 out of 10
April 05, 2021
Google App Engine (GAE) as part of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is being used across our entire SaaS product. It provides us with an …
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App Engine!

10 out of 10
August 19, 2019
I use Google App Engine to program in Python for data collection and data mining. This is solely being used for engineering and …
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Popular Features

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Scalability (30)

8.8
88%

Platform access control (29)

8.1
81%

Development environment creation (27)

7.7
77%

Platform management overhead (30)

7.1
71%

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Pricing

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Starting Price

$0.05

Cloud
Per Hour Per Instance

Max Price

$0.30

Cloud
Per Hour Per Instance

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Features Scorecard

Platform-as-a-Service

8.0
80%

Product Details

What is Google App Engine?

Google App Engine is Google Cloud's platform-as-a-service offering. It features pay-per-use pricing and support for a broad array of programming languages.

Key Features

Popular Languages
Build applications in Node.js, Java, Ruby, C#, Go, Python, or PHP—or bring a custom language runtime

Open & Flexible
Custom runtimes allows developers to bring any library and framework to App Engine by supplying a Docker container

Fully Managed
A fully managed environment lets developers focus on code while App Engine manages infrastructure concerns

Monitoring, Logging & Diagnostics
Google Stackdriver provides application diagnostics to debug and monitor the health and performance of apps

Application Versioning
Host different versions of applications, create development, test, staging, and production environments

Traffic Splitting
Route incoming requests to different app versions, A/B test, and do incremental feature rollouts

Application Security
Help safeguard applications by defining access rules with App Engine firewall and leverage managed SSL/TLS certificates* by default on a custom domain at no additional cost

Services Ecosystem
Tap a growing ecosystem of GCP services from applications including a suite of cloud developer tools

Google App Engine Integrations

Google App Engine Competitors

Google App Engine Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Comparisons

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Google App Engine?

Google App Engine is Google Cloud's platform-as-a-service offering. It features pay-per-use pricing and support for a broad array of programming languages.

What are Google App Engine's top competitors?

CloudFoundry are common alternatives for Google App Engine.

What is Google App Engine's best feature?

Reviewers rate Issue monitoring and notification highest, with a score of 8.9.

Who uses Google App Engine?

The most common users of Google App Engine are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

Reviews and Ratings

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Ratings

Reviews

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Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
Google App Engine is powered by Google, so the quality of the product is always good, but sometimes, when Google App Engine gets a new update, one has to search a lot to fully implement according to the new update. There is no step-by-step process for the migration of the update. The rest is good!
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
Good amount of documentation available for Google App Engine and in general there is large developer community around Google App Engine and other products it interacts with. Lastly, Google support is great in general. No issues so far with them.
Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Reseller
Review Source
Support could be better. There is so much self-help and documentation available for Google App Engine that it is easy to find answers, but if something is a real issue, it can be a hassle to work through support to get to the right person. Make sure to set up StackDriver!
Darshan YS | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
The customer support for the search engine has been one of the major plus points in the service. The team has been very responsive in helping us solve any issues. I like the options available for us to choose the level of support. It is very convenient for smaller companies to have the flexibility to opt for different levels of service.
August 19, 2019

App Engine!

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
I haven't had to use their support line as there is a forum with helpful people answering all your questions. Check stackoverflow or google groups for google app engine.
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
Documentation is excellent and it is also possible to engage with the Google App Engine team if you are chosen by them, but I dock two points because if you are not chosen as a "test case" then they may be difficult to get ahold of, and because the documentation continues to change.