Google Compute Engine vs. Heroku

As of June 2019, Google Compute Engine is ranked 3rd in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 2 reviews vs Heroku which is ranked 9th in PaaS Clouds with 1 review. The top reviewer of Google Compute Engine writes "You can use Google Cloud Datalab to explore, analyze, transform and visualize data and build machine learning models using existing data in Google Cloud Storage". The top reviewer of Heroku writes "It has improved our deployment speed without requiring time to configure some servers". Google Compute Engine is most compared with SAP Cloud Platform, Google App Engine and Heroku. 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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