The Basic Things About Google Cloud Platform That You Need To Know

Google Cloud Platform is not difficult to use if you understand their basic features. Let’s follow this article to find the answer!

Cloud computing is a new trend. In cloud computing, information and computing resources will be located at virtual servers (clouds) which are accessed via the internet. Through the cloud, businesses do not need to buy software to maintain services. They just use the services available on the internet to cater to their work’s requirements.

Among those popular Cloud computing services is Google Cloud Platform (GCF). In this article, we would like to provide you with some useful information about this big service from Google – the big boss of  cloud computing.

What is Google Cloud Platform?

The Google Cloud Platform is Google's hosted server in the form of cloud computing
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a cloud computing platform that enables businesses and organizations to build and run their applications on the same system that Google has been using for great products like Google Search, Google Maps, Google Apps, Chrome, Youtube,... GCP brings all the essential services, including Big Data, Storage, Compute Engine, Networking, Management, Developer Tools, Mobile. Therefore, businesses only need to focus on the work that is really important to them without having to pay attention to the system below.

GCP not only gives businesses familiar services, but the difference lies in the fact that those services are located at Google, which has a Datacenter system with high data security. These features can standardize the most rigorous criterion for a cloud computing system.

The products that Google Cloud Platform offers include:
  • Compute - App Engine, Compute Engine, Container Engine
  • Storage - Cloud Storage, Cloud Datastore, SQL Cloud, Cloud Bigtable
  • Big Data - BigQuery, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Dataproc, Cloud Pub / Sub
  • Services - Cloud Endpoints, Translate API, Prediction API 
Below is some basic information about some characteristic services of Google Cloud Platform.

Google App engine 

Google App Engine is a platform which supports the construction, extension for mobile web applications and backends. App Engine offers integrated services and support APIs (such as noSQL datastores, memcache and account authentication APIs), which integrates with most common applications:
  • Easy and fast application building
  • Align the applications automatically
  • Supports security, protection of applications
  • Support with all software, development platforms 

Google Compute Engine

Google Compute Engine provides virtual machines running in Google's huge data centers around the world, delivering high performance and optimization for specific needs:
  • Low cost and automatic discount
  • Fast and efficient connection to Google's global fiber network
  • Global network, environmentally friendly and completely carbon-free
  • Flexible for each workload. 

Google Container Engine

Just a click of mouse, the container arrangement can make it through the Kubernetes bundles.
  • At least 5 nodes for a tradition bundle 
  • Free traditional bundle, but every separate node is charged based on the Compute Engine pricing’s standard. 

Google Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage is quite familiar to all users all over the world
It is ranked at 1 in performance’s level with high reliability. Also, Google offers you with various prices depending on your basic needs.
  • For US regions only, there is 5GB per month for the needs of local storage. 
  • Over 5000 A-class operations per month. 

Google Cloud Pub/Sub

A universal service for real-time messages. It is quite consistent and easy to stream data.
  • 10 GB of messages per month

Google Cloud Datastore

It doesn’t require NoSQL database and always have high capability
  • 1-GB storage
  • 50,000 reads, 20,000 writes, 20,000 deletes
Database backup function, but we cannot use SQL. This is limited, but perhaps 1Gb is too small for today's online storage needs.

Google BigQuery Public Datasets

It is managed in a whole system with measured by petabyte scale. Google BigQuery Public Datasets offers users with the logical data storage.
  • With public data sets, it doesn’t charge any fee 
  • With all types of public and private data sets, it provides 1 TB of queries per month. 

Pros of Google Cloud Platform

  • Fast speed and high reliability: both the web UI and console are managed well and well-constructed. 
  • The various prices of Compute Engine are a huge advantage for all types of customers. Because the  individuals’ need or businesses’ need are not the same. 
  • You can buy cheap cpanel package of VPS. Wherever is is upgraded, it remains Cloud, so you can save money to buy the copyright.
  • The GCP is built on top of modern technology. It guarantees your loading process is super stable and fast
  • Google is 100% carbon-free.
  • Google Cloud integrates many launchers, it's like what software you need, what Google system has a list of, what's in it for you. For example, you want to have Window 10, or you want Centos OS or even you want a WordPress website just click and they are available immediately.  

Cons of Google Cloud Platform

  • One Disadvantages that we are unlikely to realize is the complex integrations. Google has so many things, many services integrated into it so that users feel difficult to use, not as simple as other Hosting services. 


Besides the few drawbacks, Google Cloud Platform still has a lot of prominent features. Therefore, users and customers always feel secure to use those integrated services of GCP. At first, you might take it too difficult to get acquainted. However, if you are a SEOer, you can perceive as well as benefit a lot from those services. I hope this article will help you have a closer look of the biggest Google service – Google Cloud Platform.
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