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Heroku: Deliver, Manage, and Scale Apps

Join us to learn the basics of Heroku. You'll learn what Heroku is, and why developers love it. We'll introduce you to the Dashboard, Dynos, Postgres, and Add-Ons, as well as Git, and the command line interface. You’ll also see how your team can continuously deliver applications using Heroku Pipelines and Heroku Teams.

Heroku Enterprise

Heroku Enterprise: Deliver trusted apps that extend Salesforce

Heroku Enterprise enables you to build engaging apps integrated with your company’s CRM data, securely. Join us for demos of data integration with Heroku Connect, global deployment with Heroku Private Spaces, and high compliance apps with Heroku Shield. Heroku Enterprise delivers the Heroku experience developers love, with the enterprise features large companies need.


Keynotes

Salesforce for Developers Keynote

Build Faster and Smarter with Salesforce
Tuesday November 7
Moscone West, Keynote Room - West Level 3

Modern applications have an amazing impact on employee productivity and customer engagement, and are empowering developers to help their businesses grow like never before. Join Srini Tallapragada, President, Technology at Salesforce, in this year’s Developer Keynote and be the first to see the future of Salesforce development. We’ll show you how to deliver modern apps people love more quickly, more easily, and smarter than ever.

Salesforce Platform Keynote

Empowering IT to Build Around Your Customer
Wednesday, November 8
Moscone North, Keynote Room - North Hall D

Today over 5 million apps run on the Salesforce Platform. Join us to hear how industry-leading CIOs from Royal Dutch Shell and Amtrak are transforming their businesses with apps and empowering their IT teams to extend the power of the world’s leading CRM. Be a part of our exciting announcements as we introduce new features of low-code app dev with Lightning, new AI services with Einstein, new cross-cloud integration tools with Platform Events, and new ways to learn with Trailhead.

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Featured sessions

  • Heroku Superpowers: Tips & Tricks for Boosting Team’s Productivity

    Are you looking for ways for your engineering to save time and be more efficient? Then don't miss this session with Mike Coutermarsh from Product Hunt, who will share his tips and tricks for being more productive when using Heroku. These tips will be quick, actionable and relevant for any programming language or stack.

  • Speaker:
    Mike Coutermarsh, Product Hunt

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Frontier Theater

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  • How High Performing Software Teams Use Heroku Pipelines for Continuous Delivery

    Continuous Integration and continuous delivery are the key to code quality, product agility, and engineering velocity. In this session, you’ll learn how your team can use Heroku Pipelines and Heroku CI to make continuous delivery simple and flexible. The Git-based methodology provides for a pipeline through which code begins as a fully executable pull request, goes through automated unit and integration tests, is automatically merged to test and staging apps, and is then deployed to production with a single click. Some customers are able to deploy features and fixes up to 500+ times a week, with very few rollbacks from production.

  • Speakers:
    Ike DeLorenzo, Director of Product Management

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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  • Optimizing Dev Team Collaboration with Heroku Teams, Heroku Flow & ChatOps

    Orchestrating your workflow so the right people are inserted at the right time with the right access to your continuous delivery pipeline is a challenge. Heroku Teams and ChatOps help teams communicate and collaborate to achieve continuous delivery when combined with Heroku Pipelines, Review Apps, and Heroku CI. With Heroku Teams, members with the right permissions can collaborate on changes within a Pipeline. Heroku ChatOps makes communication easy by posting notifications of code changes and deployments associated with a Pipeline in Slack. Team members can see Heroku CI results, deploy to apps in a pipeline, and much more from Slack. This session covers use cases of Heroku Teams for small to enterprise teams and shows how the Heroku + Slack integration bring visibility to teamwork.

  • Speakers:
    Ike Delorenzo, Director of Product Management
    Sepideh Setayeshfar, Senior Product Marketing Manager

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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  • Building Data-centric Apps with Heroku Postgres

    Building business relevant apps requires new ways of interacting with, persisting, and analyzing data. Come learn how to get more from your data using Heroku Postgres, based on our experiences working with customers at every level of scale. Get practical advice on how to optimize application access to data using developer friendly tools and visualizations, take advantage of built-in features to ensure your data always stays safe & is easily recoverable in the unlikely event of a failure, and strategies for scaling your data. We’ll also walk through data topologies and examples for how your team can access production data safely to make better decisions using familiar SQL tools.

  • Speakers:
    Harold Giménez, Vice President of Software Engineering
    Matt Schaar, Senior Product Marketing Manager
    Danial Knox, G2 Crowd

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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  • Continuously Delivering, Managing, and Scaling Apps: A Tour of Heroku

    Join us as we explore the Heroku developer experience, designed to help you build, deploy, and manage everything from large complex applications to last night’s hack. In this session, you’ll get a tour of Heroku’s many deployment options, a demonstration of how you can attach 3rd party add-ons in a single click, set up a team-based continuous delivery pipeline, and gain visibility into the runtime characteristics of a production application using metrics.

  • Speakers:
    Max Beizer, Software Engineer

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Canyon Theater

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  • The Dreamforce App: Delivering Session Recommendations Powered by AI

    With over 3000 items to choose from, how could we decrease the total number of recommended sessions and make Agenda Building easier than ever? That's the question our Einstein and Events teams were tasked with as they set out to build an all new recommendation system for all of our events. Hear from the Experts how we combined Einstein AI, Heroku, and the Salesforce Events platform to serve up this incredible new feature for Dreamforce.

  • Speakers:
    Daniel Gabrieli, Salesforce
    Scott Owens, Salesforce
    Andrew Troemner, Salesforce
    Trevor Scott, Customer Facing Architect
    Mars Hall, Customer Facing Architect

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Metreon AMC Theaters, City View Presidio

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  • The Heroku Operational Experience: Why Running Apps on Heroku is Different

    In this session you’ll learn how we, the Heroku operational experience team, built a new metrics pipeline on Heroku Kafka and a first-class operational experience for our customers, and best practices for keeping your apps happy. With millions of apps on our platform, at Heroku we live and breathe operations, and we understand what it takes to keep our customers' apps healthy. Our Application Metrics and operational tooling, like Threshold Alerting and Autoscaling, reduce the burden of common operational tasks and ensure that any application issues are quickly identified and resolved.

  • Speakers:
    Michelle Peot, Product Manager
    Andrew Gwozdziewycz, Software Engineer

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2006 Moscone West

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  • Composing Heroku applications with 3rd Party Cloud Services

    Heroku’s platform makes the processes of deploying, configuring, scaling, and managing apps as simple and straightforward as possible. As part of that, Heroku applications are built to be easily integrated with 3rd party cloud services through the Heroku add-ons marketplace. In this session, you’ll learn how to compose a Heroku application utilizing a broad array of 3rd party tools. The session will cover the integrations that are key for most production applications, such as logging, monitoring, and error tracking. The session will also cover new technologies and tools that are emerging in the marketplace.

  • Speakers:
    Nahid Samsami, Senior Product Manager of Ecosystem
    Alessi Signorini, Evidation Health

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2006 Moscone West

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  • Securing Heroku Apps

    Recent news stories have proved the importance of securing your cloud infrastructure. The flexibility and scalability of the Heroku platform is very attractive. Join us as we talk about the latest security features and how to use them to secure your Heroku apps.

  • Speakers:
    Trey Ford, Vice President of Security
    Jake Silzer, Salesforce

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Frontier Theater

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  • Transform Customer Behavior with a Loyalty Platform on Heroku

    Loyalty is an outcome of effective customer engagement. Learn more about how Hatch has taken loyalty programs and used them to deliver intelligent customer engagement, all with the help of Heroku and Salesforce. Turning captive data into actionable marketing tactics.

  • Speakers:
    Rahul Awasthy, Product Marketing Manager
    Daniel Gloede, Hatch Loyalty

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2007 Moscone West

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  • Introduction to Event-Driven Architectures with Apache Kafka on Heroku

    We live in a world of networked devices, real-time clients, and microservice architectures, which is shifting from transactional to evented interactions. This session will help you understand the shift towards this new generation of evented architectures. It will provide a gentle intro to stateful distributed systems such as Apache Kafka and how they can help you manage high throughput event streams.

  • Speakers:
    Chris Castle, Developer Advocate
    Ryan Townsend, Shift Commerce

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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  • Build High Compliance Apps with Speed and Trust

    Patient care is transforming with digital solutions that put user-experience in the hands of doctors, patients, and healthcare providers. But regulatory and compliance needs often slow down innovation. Join us to learn how Salesforce Heroku Shield enables Health and life Sciences to build HIPAA - and PCI-compliant apps.

  • Speakers:
    Trey Ford, Vice President of Security
    Leela Parvathaneni, AlignTech
    Todd Gottula, ClarifyHealth

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2024 Moscone West

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  • Using Heroku and Apache Camel to Create Open Source Integrations With Salesforce

    Apache Camel is a versatile open-source integration framework based on known Enterprise Integration Patterns. If you're working with multiple software products and want to integrate them with Salesforce, this is a create place to start. In this session, we will show you how to use Apache Camel and Heroku to create a variety of integrations with Salesforce quickly and efficiently. And yes, source code will be provided as well.

  • Speaker:
    Mikhail Voronin, Docusign

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2009 Moscone West

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  • Intro to Heroku Connect

    Join us to learn how Heroku Connect provides high volume, bi-directional data flow between your customer apps and Salesforce. The challenges of data synchronization are managed by Heroku Connect, creating maintenance-free data integration. Now, you can have unified customer data between your applications and Salesforce with a single system of record.

  • Speakers:
    Rob Zare, Product Manager of Data

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Canyon Theater

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  • Heroku Private Spaces: Build High Trust Apps on a Network-Isolated, Private PaaS

    Multinational companies face a slew of concerns when building apps: reducing latency for users far from your servers, ensuring sensitive data records remain private, securely connecting to enterprise resources, and meeting strict requirements for high compliance apps. In this session, you'll learn how to build apps using Heroku Private Spaces that connect securely to sensitive data stored in Salesforce or on corporate networks, meet common compliance scenarios, and can be deployed in global regions.

  • Speakers:
    Jon Byrum, Director of Product Management
    Dan Ferranti, Starburst Labs

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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  • Beat Governor Limits By Taking Your Compute Processes to Heroku

    “Apex CPU time limit exceeded” - a phrase that strikes terror into the hearts of Apex developers. Learn how to build and connect to a secure, scalable, stateless Heroku app that makes light work of complex and high volume calculations. We’ll share our code, and the lessons we learned along the way.

  • Speakers:
    David Frudd, FinancialForce
    Bradley Slater, FinancialForce

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2020 Moscone West

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  • Enterprise Grade Deployments on Heroku

    Heroku Enterprise offers a variety of features specifically designed for large customers. Join us as we explore Salesforce data integration opportunities with Heroku Connect; the use of Private Spaces to deploy contained micro-services; Pipelines, Flow, and Continuous Integration to deliver well tested software elegantly; and more. All examples are based on real world customer architectures using Heroku Enterprise features to meet modern system integration requirements.

  • Speaker:
    Abhinav Keswani, Trineo

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2006 Moscone West

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  • Go Enterprise AND Keep That Startup Spirit: Heroku and Slack Did It

    The startup motto is move fast and break things, but that no longer works when you've gone enterprise, where everything is mission critical and customers pay actual money. Join us as we explore how Heroku maintains its startup spirit in the midst of becoming a crucial piece of Salesforce's platform. Also learn from Slack as it scales to serving 3 million daily active users.

  • Speakers:
    James Ward, Engineering and Open Source Ambassador
    Nahid Samsami, Product Manager of Ecosystem
    Monica Wilkinson, Slack

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2006 Moscone West

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  • Architecting HIPAA & High Compliance Apps Using Heroku Shield

    How can you build apps with the user experience of the consumer Internet that can safely handle sensitive Personal Health or Payment Card Information? In this session you’ll learn how to use Heroku Shield, a new addition to Heroku Enterprise & Private Spaces, to build HIPAA and high compliance apps.

  • Speakers:
    Trey Ford, Vice President of Security
    Niklas Richardson, Customer Solutions Architect

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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  • Managing Millions of Salesforce Records using Heroku Connect & Postgres

    As your Salesforce deployment grows, you need to be able to query, manipulate, and unlock the value of millions of rows of data both in and out of Salesforce. Using bi-directional synchronization between Salesforce and Heroku Postgres, Heroku Connect unifies the data in your Postgres database with the standard and custom objects in Salesforce. You can also use Heroku External objects to use data from Heroku apps mastered in Postgres to drive custom business processes in Salesforce. In this session we will explore various data centric, app focused use cases. We will also dive into some of the data sync modes and share best practices for configuring Heroku Connect.

  • Speakers:
    Rob Zare, Product Manager of Data
    Mike Hoody, PwC

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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  • Extend the Power of Your CRM with Custom Apps Built on Heroku

    Join us to learn how Sodexo Circles and Zayo transformed their business with the Salesforce Platform. From using Heroku and Service Cloud to improve employees' quality of life, to simplifying a complicated telecom purchase process into a frictionless shopping experience, you'll learn how the Salesforce platform enables application development across the continuum from low-code to fully custom apps to deliver a compelling user experience.

  • Speakers:
    Gordon Jackson, Solution Engineer
    Hannah Wanderer - Zayo
    Topher Larson - Sodexo

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2024 Moscone West

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  • Heroku Connect Best Practices for Advanced Salesforce Data Integration

    Heroku Connect is a simple, yet powerful data synchronization service that abstracts many of the nuances required to achieve high speed, low latency data integration with Salesforce. In this session we’ll walk you through best practices to get the most from the service such as creating R/W mappings, handling complex relationships, enabling bulk write, and troubleshooting sync & performance issues.

  • Speakers:
    Rob Zare, Product Manager of Data
    Chris Lambacher, Software Engineer

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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  • Continuously Delivering, Managing, and Scaling Apps: A Tour of Heroku

    Join us as we explore the Heroku developer experience, designed to help you build, deploy, and manage everything from large complex applications to last night’s hack. In this session, you’ll get a tour of Heroku’s many deployment options, a demonstration of how you can attach 3rd party add-ons in a single click, set up a team-based continuous delivery pipeline, and gain visibility into the runtime characteristics of a production application using metrics.

  • Speaker:
    Jonan Scheffler, Developer Advocate

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Canyon Theater

  • Building & Extending Advanced CRM Apps Using Heroku & the Salesforce Platform

    Our Trailblazers build amazing things with the Salesforce Platform. With millions of custom apps developed on the Salesforce Platform, developers occasionally run into requirements that seem impossible to solve with Force.com alone. Very often, Heroku is the solution. In this session we will describe real world architecture patterns and show how Heroku + Force.com together provide robust and scalable solutions for the patterns.

  • Speakers:
    Dan Mehlman, Principal Solution Engineer Architect
    Sam Sharaf, Principal Solution Engineer Architect
    Sanjay Agarwal, Fielo

    Date / time:

    Location:
    Room 2008 Moscone West

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To view all sessions at #DF17 featuring Heroku, visit www.salesforce.com/dreamforce, click sessions and search for Heroku.