Heroku: The Big Picture

by Steve Buchanan

This course will teach you the basics of Heroku from; architecture components, developer and operational tooling, along with limitations and benefits of using the platform.

What you'll learn

Heroku is a cloud PaaS service that enables companies to speed up the application lifecycle; building, delivering, monitoring, and scaling applications without the headaches of standing up infrastructure to support the application. In this course, Heroku: The Big Picture, you’ll learn what its like to develop on and operate Heroku. First, you’ll explore Heroku architecture and components. Next, you’ll discover the benefits and limitations of the Heroku platform. Finally, you’ll learn how about Heroku pricing, its ecosystem, and how it works with various programing languages. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a great understanding of the big picture of Heroku needed to develop on and operate an application on Heroku.

About the author

Steve Buchanan is a Principal Program Manager with a leading global tech giant focused on improving the cloud. He is a Pluralsight author, the author of eight technical books, and a former 10-time Microsoft MVP. He has presented at tech events, including, DevOps Days, Open Source North, Midwest Management Summit (MMS), Microsoft Ignite, BITCon, Experts Live Europe, OSCON, Inside Azure management, and user groups. He has been featured in several publications including the Star Tribune (the 5th ... more

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