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Description

What is Heroku?

Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.

What is Google App Engine?

Google has a reputation for highly reliable, high performance infrastructure. With App Engine you can take advantage of the 10 years of knowledge Google has in running massively scalable, performance driven systems. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow.

What is AppHarbor?

AppHarbor is a fully hosted .NET Platform as a Service. AppHarbor can deploy and scale any standard .NET application to the cloud.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Heroku?
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    What are the cons of using Google App Engine?
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    What are the cons of using AppHarbor?
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    Pricing

    How much does Heroku cost?
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    How much does Google App Engine cost?
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    How much does AppHarbor cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Heroku?
    1389 companies on StackShare use Heroku
    What companies use Google App Engine?
    393 companies on StackShare use Google App Engine
    What companies use AppHarbor?
    2 companies on StackShare use AppHarbor

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Heroku?
    117 tools on StackShare integrate with Heroku
    What tools integrate with Google App Engine?
    18 tools on StackShare integrate with Google App Engine
    What tools integrate with AppHarbor?
    16 tools on StackShare integrate with AppHarbor

    What are some alternatives to Heroku, Google App Engine, and AppHarbor?

    • AWS Elastic Beanstalk - Quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud.
    • OpenShift - Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps.
    • Apollo - GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more
    • Azure Websites - Deploy and scale modern websites and web apps in seconds

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