A reliable web application hosting platform
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
October 30, 2019

A reliable web application hosting platform

Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Google App Engine

We use Google App Engine to house many of our mission-critical web applications with zero downtime. It solves the need to have 100% uptime with no added long term equipment costs and additional IT support staff.
  • Ease to deploy.
  • Flexible ability to scale to meet increases in users.
  • Ability to program in various languages allowing for different development teams to work with it.
  • The ability to only run web applications. If it could also run self-executing non-web based applications it could be used more heavily.
  • It only allows the use of the Google Cloud store which limits the ability to use other cloud stores already in use in the enterprise.
  • It's a closed API that can lock into being dependent entirely on Google. There are many open-source projects ongoing that can help to alleviate.
  • App Engine has allowed to deploy critical applications without procuring new hardware and performing the set up/installation in a long period of time.
  • We were able to release a cost savings of over 50K in a six month period based on not having to acquire hardware and adding support.
We have not had to engage the premier support level, and the product has been so stable that the base level support has been sufficient.

Do you think Google App Engine delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Google App Engine's feature set?

Yes

Did Google App Engine live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Google App Engine go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Google App Engine again?

Yes

If there is a need to deploy a web application on new equipment without purchasing hardware and requiring additional IT support, then App Engine will fit the need. The pricing is low and can be scaled to meet the needs.

Google App Engine Feature Ratings

Ease of building user interfaces
9
Scalability
9
Platform management overhead
9
Workflow engine capability
Not Rated
Platform access control
9
Services-enabled integration
9
Development environment creation
9
Development environment replication
9
Issue monitoring and notification
9
Issue recovery
9
Upgrades and platform fixes
9