How to Use Heroku PGBackups

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Last updated:Tuesday, October 27, 2015Backing up your data is one of the most critical activities for your application. Heroku PGBackups makes the entire experience pretty simple but comes with a lot of flexibility too. Setup a Test App Heroku provides a free PostgreSQL database to every Rails application, because Heroku loves you. To walk through […]

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Exploring Microservices Architecture on Heroku

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Last updated:Wednesday, March 1, 2017Building an application with a microservice architecture is an excellent long-term decision if you can afford the increase in upfront time investment to do it properly. Heroku provides a platform that most developers know for simple deployment, but it also dramatically simplifies microservices architecture. What are these “microservices” of which you […]

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Container Hacks in Docker

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Last updated:Thursday, June 9, 2016Jessie Frazelle spoke at DockerCon 2015 about how she uses Docker containers to run desktop applications. As a Core Maintainer at Docker, Frazelle briefed her audience on a few of her explorations with containerization on Linux and Windows. As a result of installing her daily-use desktop apps in containers, she keeps […]

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