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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...

We launched Salesforce Functions last fall and the response so far has been terrific. While the most obvious use cases for functions are stateless processing of data, there are many examples of business processes that can take advantage of the simplified operating model of functions, but require some persistent state to span function invocations.

Today, we’re happy to tell you that we’ve added a new feature that enables stateful function invocation using Heroku Data products. It’s a simple feature that lets your functions securely access Heroku Data products, including Heroku Postgres, Heroku Kafka, and Heroku Redis directly from your function.

Access to Heroku Data is enabled through ...

Heroku Streaming Data Connectors Are Now Generally Available

news , Product Management Director, Heroku Data

This summer, we announced the beta release of our new streaming data connectors between Heroku Postgres and Apache Kafka on Heroku. These connectors make Change Data Capture (CDC) possible on Heroku with minimal effort. Anyone with a Private or Shield Space, as well as a Postgres and an Apache Kafka add-on in that space, can use Streaming Data Connectors today at no additional charge.

Customers use connectors to build streaming data pipelines between Salesforce and external stores like a Snowflake data lake or an AWS Kinesis queue for integration with other data sources. They also refactor monoliths into microservices, implement an event-based architecture, archive data in lower-cost...

Today we are announcing a beta release of our new streaming data connector between Heroku Postgres and Apache Kafka on Heroku. Heroku runs millions of Postgres services and tens of thousands of Apache Kafka services, and we increasingly see developers choosing to start with Apache Kafka as the foundation of their data architecture. But for those who are Postgres-first, it is challenging to adopt without a full app rewrite. Developers want a seamless integration between the two services, and we are delivering it today, at no additional charge, for Heroku Private Spaces and Shield Spaces customers.

Heroku streaming data connectors

Moving beyond Postgres and Kafka, the Heroku Data team sees the use cases for data growing...

Heroku Shield for Redis Is Now Generally Available

news , Product Management Director, Heroku Data

We are thrilled to announce that Heroku Shield for Redis is now generally available and certified for handling PHI, PII, and HIPAA-compliant data. Heroku Shield for Redis is the final missing data service for Heroku Shield, which is an integrated set of Heroku services with additional security features needed for building high compliance applications. All Heroku Managed Data Services — Heroku Connect, Heroku Data for Redis, Heroku Postgres, and Apache Kafka on Heroku — are now fully certified for handling PHI, PII, and HIPAA-compliant data as part of Heroku Shield. Security and compliance come standard with Heroku Shield, so developers and enterprises can focus solely on building great...

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