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Application Development

Learn why Google Cloud Platform is a great place for developing and operating applications.

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Key Benefits

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Scalability and flexibility

One of the biggest driving factors for companies to develop system and application architectures and run them on the cloud is the scalability of the resources and flexibility that comes with it. Systems and applications these days have to work with a lot more data and traffic than ever before and downtime caused by traffic spikes can cost companies large sums of money.

Studies show that over 80% of all companies are realizing that on-premise systems are not viable anymore and are using cloud based solutions or are planning to take advantage of cloud in the next few years. Google Cloud Platform has an infrastructure that can handle any amount of data, provide hight availability and up/down-scaling within seconds that traditional on-premise systems can never achieve.

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Focus on your core business

It is no secret that business are more successful when they focus on their core business. Maintaining an IT infrastructure can be burden that slows down your business development and can potentially cost you time and money.

Google Cloud Platform offers a lot of managed services which let you focus and on your business instead of infrastructure. With build in serverless application building tools, auto-scaling, automatic resource and traffic management you can focus on building your systems or applications functionality and leave the backend up to Google.

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Future-Proof

Google Cloud Platform gives you a lot of options to make sure that whatever you build is future-proof. Uptime and reliability for example can be crucial factors for success. With Google Cloud Platform you can safely deploy new features, updates and perform other changes at any given time as the system or application is running without downtime.

In recent years containerisation and orchestration are becoming popular ways to assure flexibility, reliability while having options do deploy new versions in daily cycles. This can easily be done with Kubernetes, the biggest and most powerful service out on the market. And the best thing is, Kubernetes is directly integrated into Google Cloud Platform.

Serverless Development

1. Serverless Development

Developing and running applications on the cloud takes a lot of work off you. The keyword is serverless development. Take a look at the graphic below.

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2. Mobile app development with Firebase

Developing mobile applications can be so much easier and faster when you don't have to think about setting up databases, servers, ensuring security and so on. Meet Firebase! 

Firebase is natively integrated into Google Cloud Platform and provides a lot of out-of-the-box modules and solutions for these kind of things so you can focus on developing the application and it's features.

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Benefits of Serverless

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Fast release cycle

Google Cloud Platform provides various highly performant DevOps tools for CI/CD such as build automation, test automation, deployment automation making the software delivery process faster, more effective and more flexible.

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Better customer experience

Cloud-native applications allow for a customer-focused business model with tools to add new functions quickly and effectively analyze usage data for continuous optimization.

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Easy management

With Google Cloud Platform you can run code as functions using Cloud Functions making infrastructure management effortless. Your code is directly executed and the necessary resources are provided and managed automatically.

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Reduced costs

Applications and systems running on the cloud profit from automatic resource provisioning and auto-scaling together with pay-per-use pricing, so you only pay for the resources you are actually using at any given time reducing costs tremendously. Even more so if they are build on the cloud from the start.

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High reliability

You can achieve the highest possible application reliability and uptime for your applications using a microservices architecture and containerisation with Kubernetes. Automated cluster management and self-healing options make sure that your application is up and running at any given time, enhancing the user experience.

Google Award Winning App Developer

We at Cloud Ace have a lot of experience of developing systems and applications on Google Cloud Platform and can help you with any kind development request.

In fact our expertise was recognised by Google in 2018 and we won the Google Cloud Application Development Partner of the Year.

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If you need technical support check out our "GCP Comprehensive Support" service package below or use the contact form at the bottom of the page

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Case Study

mediba Inc.

develops smartphone services in a broad range of fields.

Using Google Cloud Platform's Firebase services, and with our support, they developed a Baseball Live Scores app with realtime capabilites in less than 2.5 months.

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It really helped us that Cloud Ace joined us from the design stage. It was our first time to use Google Cloud Platform in Japan, therefore this support was important to us. The result was that we were able to create the app in as quickly as 2.5 months.

In order to display AWS in real-time, we had to set up Event Triggers ourselves, however, the advantage of using Firebase Realtime Database on GCP meant we didn’t have to do that.

Cloud Ace also responded flexibly to our back office project requirements [...] and created a good collection of packages, so it was good that we could just hop on to one of those.

If you want to read more case studies, please check out our case studies page

Case Studies

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