Google Compute Engine (GCE) is an IaaS product announced by Google. It uses KVM as the hypervisor and currently only supports guest images running Linux. Google Compute Engine offers a RESTful API for managing resources such as disk, images, and instances.
This video provides an in depth overview of Google Compute Engine. Google Compute provides Virtual Machines optimized for large scale data processing and analytics. The presentation dives into the core concepts, API, unique features and architectural best practices in the context of concrete examples.