Google announced Google App Engine at Campfire One yesterday. Google App Engine lets you write the application code and hand-over stuff like scaling and logistics to people who probably know it better than you. Data is stored using Google File System and you can build your application on top of Google Accounts and other API:s for things like mail and http-requests.
But it is a preview release and the first 10,000 developers signing up will get to try out the new platform.
Today’s launch is a preview release – we’re by no means feature-complete, and we’re giving you early access because we really want your feedback. This preview of Google App Engine is available for the first 10,000 developers who sign up, and we plan to increase that number in near future.
Read more on how to select the correct server platform for your front end architecture on The Frontend Blog, we cover a lot of different areas within the subject.