Do more with, and get more from, your data on Heroku
Data is key to creating the immersive experiences that engage today’s customers. Developers need fast access to data and insights so they can bring the most compelling and relevant apps to market.
Heroku’s fully managed Postgres, Redis, and Apache Kafka data services help developers get started faster, and be more productive forever. Our expert data team builds, operates, secures, and validates compliance for the three core open-source data services at the heart of developer applications. All of which means you can focus on building data-driven apps, not data infrastructure. Working with data on our platform is all part of the same great Heroku developer experience.
Heroku delivers the world’s most advanced open source database as a trusted, secure, and scalable service, optimized for developers. More on Heroku Postgres →
Heroku Data for Redis®*
Heroku Data for Redis gives you the open source data store you love with a more robust developer experience. More on Heroku Data for Redis →
Apache Kafka on Heroku
Apache Kafka on Heroku connects the leading open source solution for handling streaming data with an ecosystem of apps and fully managed data services. More on Apache Kafka on Heroku →
Heroku’s flexibility lets developers build with their preferred data architecture and integrate with a larger ecosystem of data providers, such as data from Salesforce, resources from AWS, and third-party add-ons.
Heroku manages more than 2.8 million data stores
Your apps & data on one integrated platform
Heroku’s robust app runtime environment and powerful cloud data services work together seamlessly. With one-click and near-instantaneous provisioning, Heroku helps you get started faster and allows you to work with your data at scale.
Heroku data services grow with you
Deploy hobby or experimental apps
Bypass the complexity of building your own data infrastructure and get easy access to the best of open source technologies. Integrate fully managed data services within minutes.
Launch business-critical apps
Easily assemble services, code, and data to rapidly deliver new products and features. Use high-productivity platform tools to make better data-driven decisions, faster.
Optimize team collaboration
Boost team productivity with built-in collaboration and data management workflows. Choose the data architecture that best fit your customer use cases and team's talents.
Scale your business with trust and compliance
Assure data privacy, security, and compliance at the infrastructure level without sacrificing team agility. Easily build apps handling HIPAA or PCI-DSS data, or integrate CRM data for customer-centric experiences. Scale data services seamlessly to meet high-demand use cases.
Powerful, data-driven apps on Heroku
Heroku gives you the flexibility and freedom to select the data architecture that works best for your team and use case. Choose the durability and productivity of Heroku Postgres, the in-memory performance of Heroku Data for Redis, or the ability to stream data at scale with Apache Kafka on Heroku, integrate third-party add-on services or incorporate solution components from other clouds and private data centers. Need inspiration? Here are just a few examples.
“Heroku’s fully-managed data services free us from the time-consuming tasks around setting up, managing, and scaling our own data infrastructure. We can focus instead on coming up with new ways to use our data to benefit our customers.”SHIFT Commerce’s story →
“Because Heroku handles data security at the infrastructure level, we are free to focus on ensuring data security within our application.”Moneytree’s story →
“Heroku Postgres is run by people who spend their professional careers thinking about how to do that properly — and that's worth paying for. Often, the cheapest way to do those things right is to pay experts to do it, rather than spending developer time to build it yourself.”DrivenData’s story →
“With Heroku’s managed Kafka service, we can avoid hiring operations staff and focus our engineering team on development that adds core value to our product."
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