Search engine titan Google has introduced its cloud-computing service Compute Engine at the Google I/O 2012 developer’s conference inSan Francisco. The service will help businesses run their applications on servers in the data center of Google.
Announcing the awaited arrival of its Compute Engine Google writes on its official blog: “We’re introducing Google Compute Engine, an infrastructure-as-a-service product that lets you run Linux Virtual Machines on the same infrastructure that powers Google.”
Google’s senior vice president of technical infrastructure Urs Hölzle said: “The Google Compute Engine, we believe, has been the missing piece,”
According to Xinhua, Google’s Compute Engine is able to provide users 50 percent more computing power than other important cloud providers. The service is going to compete the with Amazon Web Services, the leading cloud computing platform in the cloud, think people close to the announcement.
Earlier on Thursday, the giant launched Chrome web browser for Apple’s iOS platform.