Advantages of Heroku Cloud with Custom Domain Name are numerous even with fully free version. Most has little idea that how powerful this Heroku Cloud is. This article describes the advantages of Heroku Cloud, it is itself not a specific guide.
Advantages of Heroku Cloud : Our Previous Guides
Previously we published three guides on Heroku Cloud :
- Installing WordPress on Heroku with Rackspace Cloud Database
- Deploying WordPress as Facebook App With Heroku Cloud
- Deploying a Facebook App With Heroku Cloud
You can see our working ‘self hosted’ WordPress is running on Heroku Cloud :
You can imagine that, it can be made a Facebook App ! But these are only few examples of the advantages of of Heroku Cloud.
Advantages of Heroku Cloud with Custom Domain Name : How it can help you
With Heroku Cloud, you can officially run :
- Clojure Platform
- Facebook App
- Java Apps
- Spring or Play
- Node.js Apps
- Python Apps
- Django Platform
- Ruby or Rails
- Any PHP platforms with SQL database, a modification is needed like we did with WordPress
These are just few examples of the advantages of Heroku Cloud for free.
Other Advantages of using Heroku Cloud
The major Advantages of Heroku Cloud is, within the free level, you can experiment without wasting a dime. Yes, you will not get the traditional root access, but actually you can use git commands which will serve the purpose. Its not disadvantage at all rather these are among the Advantages of Heroku Cloud. The Server is basically a managed server and you have to keep a repo on your local computer.
You can use custom domain name, you can use SSL – all for free. The only things you need to know are – the resources of open source apps to start working, a bit knowledge on Git via Command Line Interface to really feel the advantages of Heroku Cloud which actually would cost you over $40 / month for Rackspace and near $70 / month for Amazon.
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