Google adds per-second billing to Compute Engine, Container Engine and App Engine… ahead of AWS
Amazon Web Services (AWS) may have been the first of the major cloud vendors to announce per-second billing, but Google has become the first to implement it.
The company announced yesterday that customers of Compute Engine, Container Engine, Cloud Dataproc, and App Engine flexible environment virtual machines (VMs) will move to the new system, applicable to all VMs.
Google’s change was made effective as of September 26, while AWS customers will have to wait until October 2 for their move. Google...