From the publisher
Our quick summary
Building out the IT infrastructure to properly support an app is a hard and tedious job. It is also thankless — you quickly hear when the app is down, but not when it's been up and running flawlessly for weeks and months on end.
Heroku is a cloud-based platform that provides all of that infrastructure for you and lets you focus on the ultimately important part: your app — what it does and how well it does it. You no longer have to worry about:
- Operating systems
- Intrusion detection
- Vulnerability patching
Heroku handles all of that with elegance and ease. You build your app. They do everything else.