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Heroku

Agile deployment platform for Ruby, Node.js, Clojure, Java, Python, and Scala. Setup takes only minutes and deploys are instant through git. Leave tedious server maintenance to Heroku and focus on your code.

Heroku Alternatives

The best Heroku alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    Simplifying cloud hosting. Deploy an SSD cloud server in 55 seconds.

    paid $5.0 / Monthly (1 GB / 1 vCPU / 25 GB)

  2. 192

    Windows Azure and SQL Azure enable you to build, host and scale applications in Microsoft datacenters.

  3. 143

    Amazon Web Services offers reliable, scalable, and inexpensive cloud computing services. Free to join, pay only for what you use.

  4. 143

    We make it simple to develop, deploy, and scale cloud infrastructure at the best price-to-performance ratio in the market.

    paid Free Trial $5.0 / Monthly (1 Core, 1GB, 25GB SSD, 1TB of Outbound Transfer)

  5. 100

    OpenShift gives you all the tools you need to develop, host and scale your apps in the public or private cloud. Get started today.

  6. 120

    A powerful platform to build web and mobile apps that scale automatically.

  7. 108

    VULTR Global Cloud Hosting - Brilliantly Fast SSD VPS Cloud Servers. 100% KVM Virtualization

  8. 56

    Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers

  9. 50

    Docker powered mini-Heroku in around 100 lines of Bash

  10. 34

    Docker is an open platform that enables developers and system administrators to create distributed applications.

  11. 83

    Amazon Web Services offers reliable, scalable, and inexpensive cloud computing services. Free to join, pay only for what you use.

  12. 39

    Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications for mobile and web.

  13. 46

    Build, deploy and host your static site or app with a drag and drop interface and automatic delpoys from GitHub or Bitbucket

Heroku Reviews

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    Useful Cloud Platform

    Great service to build, run and manage applications entirely in the cloud!

    🏁 Competitors: AWS, Dokku on Digital Ocean, Firebase
    👍 Pros:    Easy user interface|Good customer service|Multi-language cloud application platform
    👎 Cons:    Limitation with some addons|Low network performance

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Heroku

The Best Cloud Hosting Providers for Elixir Phoenix
There are two different ways to deploy a Phoenix app on Heroku. You can use Heroku buildpacks or the Heroku container stack. For testing, we followed the Deploying on Heroku guide from the Phoenix docs to deploy Phoenix and Postgres using the Heroku container stack and Docker. We created our Phoenix app, updated for releases,...
3 best alternatives to the big cloud providers
It mostly comes in highlight due to its wide variety of useful Extensions (which include the ones for managing a database to sending emails or running cron jobs). Also,with built-in CI tools and the fact that almost all of the management tasks can be abstracted, you get a pat on the back, Heroku!!!
Heroku vs self-hosted PaaS
Heroku uses a concept they call dynos. A dyno is by default a container with 512MB of RAM that runs a part of a single application. To scale your app you simply add more dynos and Heroku will automatically load balance it for you. You can also have dynos running background jobs and such as well as schedulers to do cron-like...
Top 5 Alternatives to Heroku
Heroku is a great company; they blazed the trail for a commercially sustainable cloud service like PaaS in an industry where technology is changing rapidly. For a couple of years now, there is no point denying the fact that PaaS had fulfilled so many business needs. I really don’t think there is anything they’ve not done as a...
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