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A platform as a service (PaaS) that enables developers to build, run, and operate their apps entirely in the cloud. Heroku supports the Ruby, Node.js, Python, Java, Go, PHP, and Scala programming languages. 

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First released 2007
Developed by James Lindenbaun, Adam Wiggins, Orion Henry
Open-source No
Used by Citrix, Toyota, Product Hunt

Interesting facts

Heroku claims to provide the most variety of NoSQL solutions in the information technology market, and is also considered a "polyglot platform".

Heroku was on the "Dow Jones FASTech 50 Start-ups to Watch" list. In April 2010, Gartner awarded Heroku the status of "Cool Vendor in Application Platforms as a Service."

In 2010, Heroku was acquired by Salesforce.com for $212 million.


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