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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 Modulus?

Modulus is a premier Node.js hosting platform that provides a complete technology stack for application developers. This includes custom SSL, WebSockets, MongoDB, statistics, and more.

What is Empire?

Empire is a control layer on top of Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) that provides a Heroku like workflow. It conforms to a subset of the Heroku Platform API, which means you can use the same tools and processes that you use with Heroku, but with all the power of EC2 and Docker.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Heroku?
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    What are the cons of using Modulus?
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    What are the cons of using Empire?
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    Pricing

    How much does Heroku cost?
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    How much does Modulus cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Heroku?
    1404 companies on StackShare use Heroku
    What companies use Modulus?
    8 companies on StackShare use Modulus
    What companies use Empire?
    2 companies on StackShare use Empire

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Heroku?
    117 tools on StackShare integrate with Heroku
    What tools integrate with Modulus?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Modulus
    What tools integrate with Empire?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Empire

    What are some alternatives to Heroku, Modulus, and Empire?

    • Google App Engine - Build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications
    • AWS Elastic Beanstalk - Quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud.
    • Apollo - GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more
    • OpenShift - Red Hat's free Platform as a Service (PaaS) for hosting Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Perl apps.

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