App Engine

Google’s App Engine gets a firewall

Google’sĀ App EngineĀ service, one of its longest-running public cloud computing platforms, is finally getting a fully featured firewall. Until now, developers couldn’t easily restrict acc

Whatever Happened To PaaS?

In 2009 I discovered Google App Engine and fell in love. Its promise: any software developer could build web apps available to anyone, anywhere, 24/7, without having to worry about server configuratio

Google Brings Autoscaling To Compute Engine

Google continues to build out its cloud computing platform and today the company announced that its autoscaling service for Compute Engine, its infrastructure-as-a-service platform, is now available i

Google’s Dart Programming Language Is Coming To The Server

A few days ago at its I/O developer conference, Google quietly announced that it is working on bringing its Dart programming language to App Engine soon. This implementation will use the company's

Google Bets Big On Docker With App Engine Integration, Open Source Container Management Tool

Docker is sure making a splash in the developer community these days, and Google is taking note. After adding some basic Docker support to Compute Engine earlier this year, the company today announced

Google Announces Massive Price Drops For Its Cloud Computing Services And Storage, Introduces Sustained-Use Discounts

At its Cloud Platform event today, Google announced a number of massive price drops for virtually all of its cloud-computing services. The company has also decided to reduce the complexity of its pric

Google Launches Cloud Playground, A Browser-Based Environment For Trying Its Cloud Platform

Google's <a target="_blank" href="">Cloud Platform</a> is slowly becoming ay fully featured environment for running complex web apps, but it's not easy to just give it a quick

Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter, A One-Click Deployable Cloud Backend For Android Apps

Google today announced the launch of its Mobile Backend Starter that allows Android developers to deploy a basic cloud infrastructure for their apps that runs on Google's App Engine. Mobile Backend St

Google App Engine Drops Some High Replication Datastore Prices By Up To 25%

At Google I/O last week, Google announced that its Google App Engine High Replication Datastore (HRD) - its schemaless object data storage service - currently processes over 4.5 trillion transactions

Can Google Get Its Mojo Back?

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