At Google I/O last week, Google revealed Google Compute Engine, which has been described as App Engine on steroids. Google may be giving Amazon Web Services a run for its money.
It might be a good time to start learning more about Google's grand new offering.
The company has shared a couple of Google I/O sessions dealing with the product for just that reason.
In the first one, Google talks for an hour about all the technical details about Google Compute Engine.
"This session will provide an in depth overview of Google Compute Engine," Google says in the description. "Google Compute provides Virtual Machines optimized for large scale data processing and analytics. We will dive into the core concepts, API, unique features and architectural best practices in the context of concrete examples."
"Google Compute Engine provides highly efficient and scalable virtual machines for large scale data processing operations," Google explains. "Integration with Google App Engine provides an orchestration framework to manage large virtual machine clusters used for data processing."
The following session his session demonstrates integration and discusses future use cases: