|Initial release||October 6, 2011|
|Platform||Google App Engine, Google Compute Engine, Google Cloud Datastore, Google Cloud Storage, Google BigQuery, Google Cloud SQL|
|Type||Cloud Storage, Web Development|
Google Cloud Platform, offered by Google, is a suite of cloud computing services that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products, such as Google Search and YouTube. Alongside a set of management tools, it provides a series of modular cloud services including computing, data storage, data analytics and machine learning.
A sample of products are listed below, this is not an exhaustive list.
For those with familiarity with other notable cloud service providers, a comparison of similar services may be helpful in understanding Google Cloud Platform's offerings.
|Google Cloud Platform||Amazon Web Services||Microsoft Azure|
|Google Compute Engine||Amazon EC2||Azure Virtual Machines|
|Google App Engine||AWS Elastic Beanstalk||Azure Cloud Services|
|Google Container Engine|
|Google Cloud Bigtable||Amazon DynamoDB|
|Google BigQuery||Amazon Redshift||Microsoft Azure SQL Database|
|Google Cloud Functions||Amazon Lambda||Azure Functions|
|Google Cloud Datastore||Amazon DynamoDB||Cosmos DB|
|Google Storage||Amazon S3||Azure Blob Storage|
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