Topic: heroku

Heroku to stop offering free plans

Heroku stated that it will stop offering free product plans on November 28th and that it is planning to shut down free dynos and data services.  Also, accounts that have been inactive for over a year and their associated storage will be deleted starting on October 26th this year. “Our product, engineering, and security teams … continue reading

Salesforce releases AI tools for business users

The annual Dreamforce summit in San Francisco kicked off this morning with the typical keynote and musical number from Marc Benioff and his mystery guests. In among U2, charity work and Salesforce’s recent donation to the Oakland Unified School District was a major new product announcement for the company: a foray into machine learning. Dubbed … continue reading

The openCypher Project, top executives leave Dell, and Heroku joins with Parse—SD Times news digest: Oct. 23, 2015

Neo Technology is launching a new open-source project to make the graph query language Cypher available to the masses. The project, openCypher, will provide a Cypher language specification, a reference implementation, a technology compatibility kit for vendors, and reference documentation for Cypher releases. Initial supporters of the project include Oracle, Databricks, Tableau, GraphAware, GrapheneDB, Graph … continue reading

Heroku creates single marketplace for developer add-ons and plug-ins

For the creators of cloud-based applications, standing on the shoulders of giants always saves time when reaching for lofty goals. With this in mind, Heroku, the PaaS company owned by, has consolidated three types of third-party and user-generated content into a single marketplace known as Heroku Elements. Launched today, Elements includes the already-existing Heroku … continue reading

EngineYard acquisition of OpDemand indicates changing focus

Five years ago, EngineYard was at the forefront of cloud-hosted Ruby-on-Rails solutions. Even got in on the act and bought its biggest competitor, Heroku. Today, however, Ruby on Rails is just another technology, and EngineYard is shifting its focus, thanks to today’s acquisition of OpDemand. OpDemand is the company behind the growing open-source container … continue reading

Heroku Enterprise, MapReduce for C, and Microsoft to optimize asm.js—SD Times news digest: Feb. 19, 2015

Salesforce has announced Heroku Enterprise, a new edition of the Heroku cloud application development platform featuring new team collaboration tooling, enhanced access controls and enterprise-grade support. Heroku Enterprise, built for enterprise-scale development, contains several new collaboration and control features for app development in large distributed teams: Shared Application Projects: Enable developer teams, partners and contractors … continue reading

Heroku rolls out new development tools for cloud-based apps

The cloud application platform Heroku is adding a number of new tools designed to help developers build cloud-based customer apps. Heroku DX, which the company called a new Heroku developer experience, is intended to make it faster for developers to create, launch and scale their applications by providing database analytics and new management features. “One … continue reading

SD Times news digest: August 6, 2014—MongoDB CEO steps down, Microsoft announces Windows 8.1 update, EFF fights patent trolls

MongoDB CEO Max Schireson steps down; ex-BMC Software exec steps up MongoDB’s Max Schireson announced he will step down as CEO in less than a month, and will be replaced by former BMC Software executive Dev Ittycheria. Effective Sept. 3, Schireson will transition into the role of vice chairman and remain with the company full-time. … continue reading

Heroku and Salesforce combine customer engagement with business process

Salesforce1 Heroku Connect integrates the capabilities of both companies into a synchronization service … continue reading

Heroku speeds up its app deployment time

Company claims its median deploy time is between 31% to 48% faster, depending on the programming language … continue reading

Tod Nielsen’s plans for Heroku

One of the most experienced leaders in software development tools now heads up the leader of the PaaS movement … continue reading

Heroku conference shines light on Ruby 2.0

Ruby creator tells about what changes will be made for the language … continue reading Protection Status