Heroku is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) and one of the pioneers of cloud services. Before they came into the scene, developers faced considerable challenges in building and configuring servers from scratch.
Other bottlenecks include shared hosting limitations and the complication of cloud technology and its deployment strategies.
However, the Heroku platform introduced a technology that makes building, scaling, and deploying apps faster and easier than ever. That is why the company became a household name in the developer community.
Heroku is an innovative company that created novel standards for a commercially sustainable cloud service, such as Platform as a Service (PaaS). The company has accomplished a lot, helping many enterprise companies achieve their business objectives.
However, I recently began to notice that developers were researching Heroku alternatives. So, I started wondering, “Why would developers want to jump ship to a Heroku alternative?”
In this article, you’ll learn why developers want alternatives and available options to Heroku. You’ll also see a comparison table showing each option’s pros and cons and how they compete with Heroku.