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Decisions about Glitch, Heroku, and Nezumi for Heroku

I'm transitioning to Render from heroku. The pricing scale matches my usage scale, yet it's just as easy to deploy. It's removed a lot of the devops that I don't like to deal with on setting up my own raw *nix box and makes deployment simple and easy!

Clustering I don't use clustering features at the moment but when i need to set up clustering of nodes and discoverability, render will enable that where Heroku would require that I use an external service like redis.

Restarts The restarts are annoying. I understand the reasoning, but I'd rather watch my service if its got a memory leak and work to fix it than to just assume that it has memory leaks and needs to restart.

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Pros of Glitch
Pros of Heroku
Pros of Nezumi for Heroku
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    Bang! App built
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    Instant APPification ;)
  • 5
    Auto commits
  • 3
    No no. limitation on free projects
  • 2
    Easy to use
  • 1
    Tons of usable code
  • 1
    Very fast API creation. Especially for small apps
  • 1
    Awesome support
  • 704
    Easy deployment
  • 460
    Free for side projects
  • 374
    Huge time-saver
  • 348
    Simple scaling
  • 261
    Low devops skills required
  • 190
    Easy setup
  • 174
    Add-ons for almost everything
  • 154
    Beginner friendly
  • 150
    Better for startups
  • 133
    Low learning curve
  • 48
    Postgres hosting
  • 41
    Easy to add collaborators
  • 30
    Faster development
  • 24
    Awesome documentation
  • 19
    Focus on product, not deployment
  • 19
    Simple rollback
  • 15
    Easy integration
  • 15
    Natural companion for rails development
  • 12
    Great customer support
  • 8
    GitHub integration
  • 6
    Painless & well documented
  • 6
    No-ops
  • 4
    Free
  • 4
    I love that they make it free to launch a side project
  • 3
    Great UI
  • 3
    Just works
  • 2
    PostgreSQL forking and following
  • 2
    MySQL extension
  • 1
    Github Interaction
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    Easy access and effective access to Heroku apps
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    Great 24/7 Support

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Cons of Glitch
Cons of Heroku
Cons of Nezumi for Heroku
  • 3
    UI could be better / cleaner
  • 1
    Not good for big projects
  • 1
    Cannot delete project, only the source code is
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    Super expensive
  • 6
    Not a whole lot of flexibility
  • 5
    No usable MySQL option
  • 5
    Storage
  • 4
    Low performance on free tier
  • 1
    24/7 support is $1,000 per month
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    What is Glitch?

    Combining automated deployment, instant hosting and collaborative editing, Gomix gets you straight to coding. The apps you create are instantly live, hosted by us, and always up to date with your latest changes. Build products, prototype ideas, and hack solutions to problems.

    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 Nezumi for Heroku?

    Manage your Heroku apps on the go.

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