The Basics

Google Cloud
Website cloud.google.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2008
Data Center Locations 40
Example Customers PayPal, GitLab, 20th Century Fox, Target, Scotiabank
Render
Website render.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2018
Data Center Locations 4
Example Customers Red Bull, Watershed, Equals, Felt

Cost Comparison

How do Google Cloud's prices compare against Render?

Example configuration Google Cloud Render
VM Small $20.49 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (E2 custom) $25.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (Web Service)
VM Medium $90.15 / mo 4 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (E2 custom) $175.00 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (Web Service)
VM Large $179.87 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (E2 custom) $450.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (Web Service)
Block Storage $4.10 / mo 100 GB $25.00 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $24.93 / mo 1 TB --
Load Balancer $29.44 / mo Included in plan
Managed PostgreSQL $93.60 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB storage $95.00 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 96 GB storage
Managed Redis®* $35.28 / mo 1 vCPU, 1.55 GiB RAM (Basic) $32.00 / mo 1 GB RAM
Serverless 25M Executions $47.62 / mo 25M invocations, 2nd gen, 150 ms duration --
Free egress allowance Depends on service 100 GB - 1 TB, depends on plan
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $111.60 $300.00

Note: Our pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Google Cloud and Render offer:

Service Google Cloud Render
Block Storage
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Container Registry --
GPU-powered Servers --
Load Balancer --
Managed Containers
Managed Kubernetes --
Managed MySQL
Managed PostgreSQL
Managed Redis®*
Object Storage --
Serverless Cron Jobs
Serverless Functions --
Static Sites
Virtual Private Server (VPS) --

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Our data for Google Cloud was last updated on Feb. 10, 2024, and for Render on Feb. 29, 2024.