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Heroku Cloud Application Development by Anubhav Hanjura

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Chapter 2. Inside Heroku

Now that we have test driven Heroku and know a little bit about its feature set, it's time to understand some inner workings of the Heroku platform.

The Heroku cloud development platform provides you with the foundation for developing, deploying, and troubleshooting your cloud-based applications. It is comprised of the following components:

  • The platform stack: This provides core components such as the operating system, language runtime, and supporting libraries.
  • Request routing mechanism: This provides support to accept client requests and route them reliably to the running process.
  • The execution environment: This provides the necessary runtime support to run your apps.
  • The Logplex logging framework: This is an event logging ...

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