Google App Engine Competitors and Alternatives

The top Google App Engine competitors are
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon AWS
  • Heroku
  • OpenShift
  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • IBM Bluemix
  • Salesforce App Cloud
Read reviews of Google App Engine competitors and alternatives
Edgar Parra
Real User
Technical Delivery Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 16 2018

What is most valuable?

Azure Active Directory, Azure VMs, Azure network security groups (NSG), and monitoring endpoints across different... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Azure is a platform which allows our organization to be agile. It very quickly provisions servers, infrastructure, and... more»

What needs improvement?

Azure ARM console can be a bit overwhelming at the beginning. If you are not aware of costs, pricing, etc., you can end... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Use Azure price calculator before embarking on an Azure deployment. This will help you understand straight away what... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I used AWS.

What other advice do I have?

Run Azure on a 30 day trial and see how you feel about it, then make the decision to switch to the full Azure usage.... more»
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Robert Greathouse
Real User
Chief Data and Systems Architect at a tech services company
Jul 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The software defined network is the best feature in my opinion. While not as flashy as the container scheduling and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I've assisted our clients in streamlining with development and deployment processes, achieving orders of magnitude... more»

What needs improvement?

Possibly, the most complicated part is the configuration for an application. Other solutions do have easier ways to... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

OpenShift is available in Red Hat's usual open source support subscriptions.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

As a consultant, I have no installed OpenShift for my own solutions. But I have worked with Openshift and Cloud... more»

What other advice do I have?

While a PaaS is not for everyone, OpenShift mixes the best combination of new technology with the reuse of existing... more»
Ajith Joseph
Real User
Cloud Architect at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 25 2017

What is most valuable?

* RDS: Because of its auto-scaling, multi-zone availability, and its quick spin up of database servers. * EC2 Servers:... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Rolling deployments, quick time to market; From one day deployment time, it came down to 15 minutes. Easy provisioning... more»

What needs improvement?

The console's UI could be a little better, a fluid User Experience is missing. For example, in order to see the... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pay per use.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

IBM Softlayer and Azure. Both are not automated to the level that AWS is automated.

What other advice do I have?

Migrate to AWS for speed and agility, combined with its security features.

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