The App Engine flexible environment

As mentioned earlier in this chapter, the App Engine flexible environment is an attempt to find some middle ground between the flexibility of traditional virtual machines and the convenience of the App Engine standard environment. Developers are able to assume control over the underlying infrastructure when needed, and fall back on the more traditional aspects of a managed platform when control is not needed.

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