Many thanks for your responses and help!!
On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:51:11 PM UTC, Mihail Russu wrote:
> If it’s a large & complex app - it might make sense to split some parts of
> its code into separate logical services.
> And yeah, a smaller app probably would load a lot faster than a complex
> one so I don’t think that would have anything to do with bandwidth costs
> but would definitely help with reducing the latency on launching new
> Also, you might want to look into microservices (
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microservices ) where the approach is to
> split the app into as many small micro app as possible in order to make the
> development of the app easier...
> Thank you for your answer - can I ask what the advantages of multiple
> services app are on a single service (default) app? Perhaps if a particular
> service is requested multiple times, and that service is significantly
> smaller that a single service app, it may be cheaper due to smaller
> bandwidth costs??
> Many thanks again for your help!
> On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:18:46 PM UTC, Mihail Russu wrote:
>> Your app isn't limited by one instance whether you have one or more
>> services up (i.e. the more traffic you get - the more instances wil be
>> fired up even if you only have one service).
>> Anyways, yes, you are correct - adding additional services will require
>> new / separate instances to be running so in many cases it will slightly
>> increase the cost.
>> On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10:58:55 PM UTC+2, asmith26 wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>> I am trying to determine if I should break my GAE project from one
>>> service to multiple smaller services.
>>> Does each service added cost 1 more instance hour? Looking at the
>>> following chart, it would indicate it might:
>>> [image: Hierarchy graph of services/versions/instances]
>>> Thus I am wondering if 1 app running only 1 instance would be cheaper
>>> than running multiple services?
>>> Many thanks for any help in advance!
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