Heroku is excited to introduce nine new dyno types to our fleets and product offerings. In 2014, we introduced Performance-tier dynos, giving our customers fully dedicated resources to run their most compute-intensive workloads. Now in 2024, today's standards are rapidly increasing as complex applications and growing data volumes consume more memory and carry heavier CPU loads.

With these additional dyno types, we’re excited to enable new use cases on Heroku with enhanced compute and memory specifications. Some use case examples include real-time processing against big data/real-time analytics, large in-memory cache applications such as Apache Spark or Hadoop...

Today, we're pleased to introduce a security feature addition for Heroku pay-as-you-go customers: Single Sign-On (SSO). SSO makes it easy to centralize and manage access to all the various tools and services used by your employees. Previously, SSO was only available for Heroku Enterprise. SSO improves the employee experience in several ways. You can use any identity provider (IdP) with built-in SSO support for Heroku, or custom authentication solutions that support the SAML 2.0 standard.

Cybersecurity Threat Mitigation

Usernames and passwords are prime targets for cybercriminals. Frequently, individuals use the same password across multiple platforms. In the event of a security...

Heroku Cloud Native Buildpacks: Bringing Heroku Magic to Container Images

news , Build & Languages Architect

At Heroku, we believe the best choices are the ones you don't have to make. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the preview release of Heroku Cloud Native Buildpacks. Our Cloud Native Buildpack (CNB) offering brings the beloved Heroku language and framework experience to your local machine and beyond. Whether you're coding in Ruby, Node.js, Python, PHP, Go, Java, or Scala, Heroku’s set of opinionated CNBs streamline the process of building and managing containerized applications as OCI-compliant images. Developed and maintained by our language experts, these buildpacks ensure a native experience for each supported language ecosystem and frees you up to focus on what matters:...

2023: Delivering Innovation and Customer Success

news , VP & Heroku COO

2024 is going to be an exciting year at Heroku. Before we jump into 2024, let’s take a look back at 2023 and show you how we’re empowering developers to deliver amazing apps. First of all, we want to take a moment to thank you, our customers, partners, employees, and extended communities. Your passion for Heroku and the developer community makes our work possible.

Customer Success

Our teams continued to grow to meet the demands of our many existing and new customers in 2023. Customers who do things like make safer cars, bring us live music, deliver last-minute items to our door, and ensure that more people get the affordable healthcare they need. The many ways that Heroku serves as the...

TrailblazerDX 2024: More Heroku Experiences

news , Director, Growth Marketing

The countdown has begun for Salesforce's annual developer conference, TrailblazerDX, set to take place on March 6-7, 2024, in San Francisco and streaming live on Salesforce+. This year's conference has been touted as the "AI developer conference of the year," promising a wealth of insights and experiences for developers, architects, and IT leaders. If you're a Heroku enthusiast or looking to dive into the world of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), this is an event you don’t want to miss. Register today and then head over to the Agenda Builder to create a personalized agenda.

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