Heroku is a cloud service provider and software development platform which facilitates fast and effective building, deploying and scaling of web applications. It offers you a ready-to-use environment that allows you to deploy your code fast.
Some of the notable benefits of Heroku include:
- Users can get started with the free tier of Heroku
- Let developers concentrate on coding and not server management
- Integrates with familiar developer workflows
- Enhance the productivity of cloud app development teams
- Helps your development, QA, and business stakeholders create a unified dashboard
- Support for Modern Open Source Languages
In this tutorial, you will see how to deploy Rate Limiting application built using Java and Redis on Heroku platform.
Create your free Redis Enterprise Cloud account by visiting this link. Use Coupon code MATRIX200 and get $200 free credit for using Redis Enterprise Cloud.
Follow this link to create a Redis Enterprise Cloud subscription and database as shown below:
The database endpoint URL is unique for all and hence might be different in your case. Save it for future reference.
If you are using Heroku for the first time, create your new Heroku account through this link
brew install heroku
heroku: Press any key to open up the browser to login or q to exit:
Opening browser to https://cli-auth.heroku.com/auth/cli/browser/XXXXXXXXXXA
Logging in... done
Logged in as your_email_address
For this demonstration, we will be using a Sample Rate Limiting application.
git clone https://github.com/redis-developer/basic-rate-limiting-demo-java
Creating app... done, ⬢ hidden-woodland-03996
https://hidden-woodland-03996.herokuapp.com/ | https://git.heroku.com/hidden-woodland-03996.git
Go to Heroku dashboard, click "Settings" and set REDIS_ENDPOINT_URI and REDIS_PASSWORD under the Config Vars. Refer to Step 1 for the correct values to use.
You now have a functioning Git repository that contains a simple application as well as a package.json file, which is used by Node’s dependency manager.
Read the complete blog https://developer.redis.com/create/heroku/herokujava
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