Google Compute Engine


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Google Compute Engine

A cloud computing infrastructure as a service (IaaS) from Google. Launched in 2013, Google Compute Engine uses the same server architecture of its search engine to provide virtual machines to enterprise customers. Google Compute Engine differs from Google App Engine, which includes a complete operating environment (platform as a service). See Google App Engine, Google Cloud Platform and cloud computing.
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--IaaS--Infrastructure as a Service--making an infrastructure (computing, storage, operating system) with a given configuration available to a client, examples: Google Compute Engine (1), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC22) (2), RackSpace Cloud Servers (3), Rack Space Cloud Files (4),
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* *Large-scale computing solutions*, such as batch processing, data processing and high performance computing using Google Compute Engine <http://cloud.google.com/products/compute-engine.html>.
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