Google App Engine Alternatives

    Google App Engine is described as 'free* platform for developing and hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers. App Engine offers fast development and deployment; simple administration, with no need to worry about hardware, patches or backups; and effortless scalability' and is a popular website in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Google App Engine, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, SaaS and Mac. The best alternative is Heroku, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Google App Engine are OpenShift (Freemium, Open Source), OpenStack (Free, Open Source), Amazon Web Services (Paid) and Microsoft Azure (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 20, 2021

    1. Heroku is a cloud application platform for Ruby, Rails, Node.js, Java, Python, Scala and Clojure web apps. Everything you need to build, run, and scale: Dynos: Run virtually any language at any scale. Database: Enterprise-grade Postgres as a service.
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    2. OpenShift is Red Hat's free, auto-scaling Platform as a Service (PaaS) for applications. As an application platform in the cloud, OpenShift manages the stack so you can focus on your code.


    3. OpenStack OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds.
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    4. In 2006, Amazon Web Services LLC (“AWS”), an Amazon.com company, officially began offering developer customers access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform.
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    5. Microsoft Azure and SQL Azure enable you to build, host and scale applications in Microsoft datacenters.
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    6. PythonAnywhere is a Python development and hosting environment that displays in your web browser and runs on cloud servers. The servers are already set up with everything you need: hundreds of useful Python packages and web frameworks are supported out of the box.
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    7. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.
    8. Open-source PaaS for Java, Ruby, Python and Node.js.
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    9. Cloudify is an orchestration-first, model-driven cloud management platform native to Network function virtualization (NFV), that is open source and based on the TOSCA standard.
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    10. We help developers deploy and run their apps with bulletproof infrastructure, automatic scaling, fair pricing and other awesome features. We aim to make an easy-to-use service, without any vendor lock-in and able to grow with your needs.
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