Amazon Web Services vs Google App Engine


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Amazon Web Services
Access a reliable, on-demand infrastructure to power your applications, from hosted internal applications to SaaS offerings. Scale to meet your application demands, whether one server or a large cluster. Leverage scalable database solutions. Utilize cost-effective solutions for storing and retrieving any amount of data, any time, anywhere. Amazon Web Services free tier has no alternatives.
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Google App Engine
Google App Engine lets you run web applications on Google's infrastructure. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow. With App Engine, there are no servers to maintain: You just upload your application, and it's ready to serve your users.
Comparing Amazon Web Services vs Google App Engine is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Let's start with videos. We think that Amazon Web Services has better video than Google App Engine



Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Amazon Web Services has more user-friendly interface than Google App Engine because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Amazon Web Services is more popular than Google App Engine

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- AWS introduced per-second billing for EC2 instances (in 2017)
- AWS offers a virtual machine with over 4TB of memory (in 2017)
- Google App Engine gets a firewall (in 2017)
- Google App Engine now supports all programming languages (in 2017)
- AWS now supports Docker containers (in 2014)
- Amazon and Microsoft drop cloud prices (in 2014)
- Now you can use Google App Engine to host your company website (in 2013)
- Google Compute Engine is available for all (in 2013)
- Google and Amazon reduce cloud storage prices. Launch new cloud services (in 2012)
- Amazon Glacier: Cloud storage service using Humanoid robots (in 2012)

Looks like Amazon Web Services was recently more active than Google App Engine (at least in our news).