Google App Engine is growing a step more mature, with Google planning on Tuesday to begin allowing people using the cloud-computing foundation to pay for heavy use.
When Google launched App Engine last April, it was available only as a free service with caps on computing and network resource usage. Free use is still available for lower-traffic sites, but Google now lets users pay for higher access as needed.
"It's been one of our biggest developer requests," said Pete Koomen, Google App Engine product manager.
The billing feature makes Google App Engine useful for those who want … Read more