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Take full advantage of Herokus cloud-based hosting services. This guide takes you through the inner workings of this PaaS platform and delivers practical advice for architecting your application to work as efficiently as possible. Youll learn best practices for improving speed and throughput, solving latency issues, locating and fixing problems if your application goes down, and ensuring your deployments go smoothly.

By covering everything from basic concepts and primary components to add-on services and advanced topics such as buildpacks, this book helps you effectively deploy and manage your application with Heroku.

  • Learn your way around Heroku with the command line interface
  • Discover several methods for scaling your application to increase throughput
  • Speed up response time through performance optimizations
  • Solve latency issues by deploying your Heroku instance in new regions
  • Choose the right plan for using Herokus PostgreSQL database-as-a-service
  • Get a checklist of items to consider when deploying your application
  • Find and fix problems during deployment, at runtime, and when your application goes down
  • Understand how Heroku buildpacks work, and learn how customize your own

Synopsis:

Build, deploy, and manage applications in the cloud with Heroku, one of the first PaaS platforms to offer sophisticated hosting and development services. With this book, youll learn how to use Herokus Cedar runtime stack, a polyglot platform with native support for several languages and frameworks, including Ruby, Python, Node.js, Java, and more.

Learn about how the Heroku platform works and read about day-to-day best practices for hosting your applications on the platform. Youll learn everything from basic concepts to advanced topics such as Buildpacks so you can start running in the cloud right away.

About the Author

Neil Middleton has been developing web applications for over 15 years across a variety of industries and technologies. Now working for a popular agency in the south of England, Neil primarily spends his time writing Ruby applications and deploying to Heroku - the cloud platform provider. Neil is a massive fan of keeping things simple and straightforward.

Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1: Getting Started with HerokuChapter 2: How Heroku WorksChapter 3: Understanding Performance and ScaleChapter 4: Heroku RegionsChapter 5: Heroku PostgreSQLChapter 6: DeploymentChapter 7: When It Goes WrongChapter 8: BuildpacksColophon

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449341398
Author:
Middleton, Neil
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Schneeman, Richard
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Internet - Application Development
Subject:
PaaS;applications;cloud computing;java;ruby
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20131121
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
100
Dimensions:
9.19 x 7 in

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Build, deploy, and manage applications in the cloud with Heroku, one of the first PaaS platforms to offer sophisticated hosting and development services. With this book, youll learn how to use Herokus Cedar runtime stack, a polyglot platform with native support for several languages and frameworks, including Ruby, Python, Node.js, Java, and more.

Learn about how the Heroku platform works and read about day-to-day best practices for hosting your applications on the platform. Youll learn everything from basic concepts to advanced topics such as Buildpacks so you can start running in the cloud right away.

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