App Engine offers developers the opportunity to deploy systems on Google's robust and scalable server-farms. App Engine provides a higher-level platform than Amazon Web Services,with automated scaling and true pay-per-use billing.
The poster-child of App Engine, "BuddyPoke", has gained over thirty million users.
With App Engine, Google has released the first public API to BigTable, its planetary datastore, which performs successfully at petabyte scale across diverse applications from search to finance to Google Earth.
This presentation will cover App Engine's features and limitations, and how to exploit this new and evolving platform.