Salesforce gave a great session on Heroku at their San Francisco Cloudstock event this past Thursday. The session outlined five advantages of Heroku:
Salesforce currently provides Heroku developers with the equivalent of 1 free user
per application. They express this as 750 dyno-hours/month (a dyno is a
platform resource that is allocated to each user of the application).
In addition to providing a good overview of Heroku, the presenter suggested several technologies to check out: