Tutorial: Google App Engine

Overview of GAE

Google App Engine or GAE or App Engine is a public platform as a service (PaaS), one of the service models of cloud computing as described by the NIST definition of Cloud computing. GAE was developed by Google and was made available for public usage in 2008. Its stable release is 1.8.2 in July 2013. GAE is written in Python, Java, Go, and PHP. GAE provides facility to develop and host applications in resources managed by Google. Entry level usage has certain restriction with free tier. App Engine provides free tier to get started. All applications can use up to one GB of storage and sufficient CPU and bandwidth to support a resourceful application serving around five million page views a month. Continue reading “Tutorial: Google App Engine”