One of the things I value about being a Salesforce employee is our commitment to community. We support education through giving, mentoring, and many other programs.

That commitment extends through our work on Heroku. Heroku is a powerful way to enter the Salesforce ecosystem, and we are proud of the number of students who have used the Heroku platform to build their careers.

GitHub Partnership

Today, we are announcing a new partnership with GitHub, which adds Heroku to their Student Developer Pack and gives students a credit of $13 USD per month for 12 months. This credit can be applied to any Heroku product offering, except for third-party Heroku Add-ons.

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When we announced Heroku’s Next Chapter last month, we received a lot of feedback from our customers. One of the things that stood out was interest in a middle ground between free and our current Hobby dyno and data plans, a lower-cost option. We’ve also fielded requests to keep a dyno that “sleeps” when not receiving requests, which is an integral feature for non-production apps.

With that in mind, we’re thrilled to announce our new Eco Dynos plan, which will cost $5 for 1,000 compute hours a month, shared across all of your eco dynos. We are calling these dynos Eco because they sleep after 30 minutes of no web traffic and only consume hours when active, so they are economical for you....


Back in May, I wrote about my enthusiasm to be part of the Heroku story, and I remain just as passionate today about helping write the next chapter. I’ve had many customer meetings over the past few months, and the theme is consistent — you want to know where we are taking Heroku. We want to be clear: The priority going forward is to support customers of all sizes who are betting projects, careers, and businesses on Heroku. These are companies like PensionBee, who help people manage their pensions; MX, who help small businesses with loans; Furnished Quarters, who built a portal for corporate clients booking short-term rentals; and EIGENSONNE, who built an app to connect with their...



We have concluded our investigation and want to provide our customers with an overview of the threat actor’s actions, direct mitigations we have taken because of this incident, and additional changes we will make in the face of a continually evolving threat landscape. Our incident summary outlines what we have learned during the course of our investigation starting on April 13, 2022, and ending May 30, 2022. This incident summary and numerous actions we’ve taken to add to our overall security posture is part of our ongoing commitment to maintain your trust.

On April 13, 2022, GitHub notified Salesforce of a potential security issue, kicking off our investigation into this incident. Less...


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