"By making deployments of Spring Java applications on Google App Engine
using Google Web Toolkit generally available, developers can deploy Java applications in production environments of their choice while leveraging rich web front-end across multiple devices."
The services include helping companies in building cloud computing services on public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google App Engine
. For instance, in November, Infosys integrated Volantis Systems' award-winning ubik.com service with Windows Azure.
They classify cloud computing services into three types: 1) single-function cloud-based applications accessed via a web browser (Gmail, Quicken Online), which use the cloud for processing power and data storage; 2) cloud infrastructures on which software developers build and host cloud apps (Google App Engine
, Joyent); and 3) cloud services that offer "sheer computing resources without a development platform layer" (Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud, GoGrid).
The Google App Engine
is Google's cloud computing initiative.
Google App Engine
allows developers to write code once and deploy, dynamically providing computing resources as they are needed, making it easier for web applications to be deployed.
Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor and Google App Engine
founder Kevin Gibbs are challenging "slow moving" Microsoft with their interactive word processor app with real-time group collaboration.
of Google Cloud products such as Google App Engine
, Mobile Apps, and Social
Recently Google also started offering Google Go as an option on Google App Engine
, their cloud computing service.
Essential app engine; building high-performance Java apps with Google App engine
SAP is also "endorsing a couple of Google platforms as key standards," namely the Android mobile OS and Google App Engine
, according to Pagel.