Don’t lose sleep with App Engine

Engine Yard beats App Engine in several areas such as simplicity, price, scalability and debugging. Our team helps deploy your app, and continues to monitor and support both your app and your databases.

Here are some of the areas in which Engine Yard proves superior to App Engine

 

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Simplicity


Get out of App Engine restrictions and simplify your code. You don't have to face the same issues you face with App Engine. Engine Yard is easy to use and setup with a team that’s available to help around the clock.

 

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Easier reporting/debugging


App Engine users find it very difficult to debug issues. With limited developer options and a lack of server level access, getting to issue logs can be tricky. Moreover unlike Engine Yard, Google’s support team is not hands on in assisting users with issues.

 

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Scalability

With Engine Yard’s auto-scaling you literally have nothing to worry about. In addition, your pricing is transparent and you will always know how much you need to pay without having to worry about price skyrocketing as you scale.

 

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Flexibility

Engine Yard has plenty of developer options that give you control over your app deployment. You can access your virtual machine at the root level and also customize your configuration as you see fit. Also, unlike App Engine if you ever wish to migrate to another platform - you can. There are no limitations that make migration difficult. 

 

A Comparison of Engine Yard vs App Engine

 

 We’ve compiled a comparison table of Engine Yard vs App Engine to highlight the features each brings to the table. 

 

Features Engine Yard App Engine

Automation

Yes

Yes

Load Testing

Yes

Yes

Disaster Recovery

Yes

Yes

Deployment Assistance

Yes

No

AWS Hardware at 50% Lower Price

Yes

No

Can create threads

Yes

No

Cheaper as you scale

Yes

No

Easy to migrate

Yes

No

Autoscaling

Yes

Yes

App Monitoring

Yes No

Proactive Support

Yes No