Compare Google Compute Engine vs. Heroku

Google Compute Engine is ranked 7th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 2 reviews while Heroku is ranked 12th in PaaS Clouds. Google Compute Engine is rated 8.0, while Heroku is rated 0. The top reviewer of Google Compute Engine writes "Offers good scalability but it is has a very arcane and complex security environment and projecting costs can be difficult". On the other hand, Google Compute Engine is most compared with SAP Cloud Platform, Google App Engine and IBM Cloud, whereas Heroku is most compared with Microsoft Azure, OpenShift and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
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Google Compute Engine delivers virtual machines running in Google's innovative data centers and worldwide fiber network. Compute Engine's tooling and workflow support enable scaling from single instances to global, load-balanced cloud computing.

Compute Engine's VMs boot quickly, come with persistent disk storage, and deliver consistent performance. Our virtual servers are available in many configurations including predefined sizes or the option to create Custom Machine Types optimized for your specific needs. Flexible pricing and automatic sustained use discounts make Compute Engine the leader in price/performance.

Established in 2007, Heroku is a cloud application platform providing a streamlined, efficient place for web app developers to create and deploy their applications. Heroku is designed to maximize developer productivity. With the entire web application development process available on the Herokucloud, creating and rolling out web apps has been made more efficient, convenient, and cost-effective than ever before.

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