Literally a cloud

Introducing Google Actual Cloud Platform, the world's first public cloud running on servers in the troposphere.

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  • Mobile
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Google Actual Cloud Platform

Watch the video to learn more about our next-level cloud. Available April 1.

Features

StormboostStormboost™

Drawing on charges from electrical fields during thunderstorms, we’re able to supercharge read/write performance on all persistent disks and offer 50% higher IOPS.

ZoneNew compute zone

We’ve added a new compute zone, troposphere-1a, to make it easier than ever to provide your app with non-earth-bound availability. Now, you no longer have to make a choice between high availability and high altitude.

Machine typesNew machine types

Alongside our current machine types, we’ve added a new category of “physical” devices: actual-cloud machine types. Choose from cumulus-16gb, cirrus-32gb, and stratocumuliform-64g (created specifically for data intensive workloads).

DashboardWeather dashboard

With new weather-dependent performance features, you need a way to monitor the atmospheric conditions of your servers. Now, you can monitor humidity/request, watch your app’s altitude and see a 7-day forecast right next to the rest of your stats.

CloudDropsCloudDrops™

A new, game-changing content distribution system. CloudDrops can provide blazingly fast content delivery to all of your users using—you guessed it—rain drops.

ContainersBare-metal container support

Applications deployed on Actual Cloud Platform can run in containers too! The lightweight shared kernel model of containers makes them ideal for non-terrestrial deployments.

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Here's what our customers are saying

Hot Air

Hot Air Game Development

“I sleep so much better knowing that my data is 30,000 feet above the ground.”

Clara SkiesCTO and co-Founder

Albatross

Albatross Web Design

“Google Actual Cloud Platform shades us from the demands of maintaining on-premise servers and allows our business to really fly.”

Imma BirdDirector of Product Development