What are some alternatives?
When comparing AWS Lambda and Heroku, you can also consider the following products
Google App Engine - A powerful platform to build web and mobile apps that scale automatically.
Microsoft Azure - Windows Azure and SQL Azure enable you to build, host and scale applications in Microsoft datacenters.
OpenShift - OpenShift gives you all the tools you need to develop, host and scale your apps in the public or private cloud. Get started today.
DigitalOcean - Simplifying cloud hosting. Deploy an SSD cloud server in 55 seconds.
Plesk - Plesk puts all the automation, security, and technical tools an IT professional needs in one simple and easy to use dashboard.
Zoho Creator - Zoho Creator is a low-code application development platform that helps you build a custom, mobile-ready apps to run your business.