Author(s): Mike Coutermarsh
Over 70 step-by-step recipes to solve the challenges of administering and scaling a real-world production web application on Heroku
About This Book
Make use of popular open-source projects that you’ll learn to deploy and administer step-by-step
Learn to effectively scale web applications while maintaining peak performance and reducing costs
Get work done fast packed with straight and to the point solutions to real-world problems that every Heroku user faces
Who This Book Is For
This book is intended for developers who want to learn what it takes to deploy and manage production level applications on Heroku. You may have already deployed applications to Heroku or may be entirely new to the platform. This book will get you up to speed quickly with all the knowledge needed to run real-world web applications on Heroku. When using the recipes in this book, it would be helpful to have some prior experience of working with Git and command line applications.
What You Will Learn
Administer and debug any Heroku application
Comfortably deploy any type of web application
Master the Heroku command-line interface (CLI)
Identify and eliminate bottlenecks from your apps’ performance
Load test and monitor application performance
Take full advantage of the Heroku add-on marketplace
Set up a deployment pipeline to get applications from development to production quickly
Heroku is a Platform as a Service that enables developers to rapidly deploy and scale their web applications. Heroku is designed for developer happiness, freeing developers from doing system administrative tasks such as configuring servers and setting up load balancers. Developers are able to focus on what they do best, building web applications, while leaving the details of deployment and scaling to the experts at Heroku.
This practical guide is packed with step-by-step solutions to problems faced by every production-level web application hosted on Heroku. You’ll quickly get comfortable with managing your Heroku applications from the command line and then learn everything you need to know to deploy and administer production-level web applications.