Google Cloud Platform Gets Price Drop, New Features

Google announced on Tuesday at its Cloud Platform Live event that it is lowering prices on Cloud Platform, and launching cloud-based DevOps tooling, Managed Virtual Machines (VM) for App Engine, real-time Big Data analytics with BigQuery. On the pricing, Google…

Learn How To Make Web Apps With HTML5 And App Engine

Building a modern Web app can be a daunting task for someone not familiar with HTML5. That’s where Google comes in with its newest tutorial. The folks at Google have a new talk up today on how to best utilize…

Google Ups Its Cloud Platform Support Game

Google announced the launch of a new set of support packages for services on the Google Cloud Platform today. These cover App Engine, Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, BigQuery, etc. “While you can go to Stack Overflow or Google…

Google Releases App Engine 1.7.2

It’s been a few months since an update hit Google’s App Engine. The company has been working on the large scale version, Compute Engine, since its unveiling at Google I/O in June. That doesn’t mean they forgot about App Engine…

Can Google’s Compute Engine Compete With Amazon?

Google impressed today with the reveal of Compute Engine, a cloud infrastructure that’s like App Engine on steroids. The company impressed with a demonstration of the cloud infrastructure’s power to deliver thousands upon thousands of processor cores to data heavy…

Google Cures Cancer With 600,000 Processor Cores [Google I/O]

You may be familiar with Google’s App Engine, a service that allows developers to host their apps on the cloud and take advantage of Google’s processing power to service thousands of users. Well, App Engine just got bigger – way…

Google App Engine Gets Full Text Search

Google claims that a feature that has been consistently requested for App Engine was the addition of full text search. Those requests have not gone unheeded as Google has announced the feature to now be available. Google and its newly…

App Engine 1.6.5 Released, Brings New Datastore Features

Many businesses and developers rely on Google’s App Engine to deliver their content to the Web. It’s a good thing then that Google is not being lazy with constant updates being made to the platform. Yesterday marked the release of…

Google Updates Its Deprecation Policy

Software gets old. It’s an unfortunate truth that many developers have to live with. It’s even harder when you have to deal with software that may be deprecating and it’s hard to know when official support is going to dry…

Google Announces App Engine Research Awards

Google’s App Engine is used for a lot of different web applications. While it can be used for business applications, the more interesting uses come from the scientific and research fields. Google is now going to reward those who use…