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Heroku-18: Getting Started

by Saravanan Dhandapani

Heroku is a container based PaaS (Platform as a Service) software. This course will teach you the features offered by Heroku so that you can focus on your strength which is application development and let Heroku manage the infrastructure details.

What you'll learn

As more and more enterprises are looking to migrate their applications to the cloud, it’s very important to understand the complexities that come in maintaining and monitoring the cloud infrastructure. In this course, Getting Started with Heroku, you’ll learn the value proposition offered by Heroku in cloud deployment. First, you’ll explore the underlying architecture of Heroku and understand key terminologies. Next, you’ll discover how to install Heroku CLI and explore various commands. Then, you'll gain an understanding of how to prepare, deploy and scale a Java application in Heroku platform. Finally, you’ll learn how to provision a postgres database and connect to this database from your application. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of deploying applications in the Heroku platform that are developed in the language of your choice.

About the author

I have worked in IT design, development, and architecture for over a decade for some of the top fortune 100 companies. I have designed and architected enterprise applications and developed scalable and portable software. I am a Google Certified Professional Architect. Critical areas where I have worked are architecture and design using Java, ESB, Tomcat, ReactJS, JavaScript, Linux, Oracle, SVN, GIT, and so on, and cloud technologies, including AWS and GCP.

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