GitHub Pages vs Heroku
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What runs under-the-hood.
|Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)|
Automated builds from Git
An easy integration with popular Git repository hostings like Github, GitLab and Bitbucket.
Instant rollbacks to any version
Easy way to promote any previous build to production without the need to revert commits or data changes.
Site previews for every push
New build with a unique URL for every commit and pull request.
Compatible with all Static Site Generators
Works best with Jekyll
Events triggered on successful, canceled, or failed build.
Create team account and invite your teammates to the project.
Bring your own domain and connect to the project.
SSL certificate generated automatically.
Rewrites & Redirects
HTTP 301 or 302 redirects from one URL to another. Rewrites work similar to reverse proxy and allow to send user to different URL without modifying the original URL.
An easy way to restrict access to the website for users who don't have password. Useful if you work on a new site and want to keep it in secret.
Number of projects you can have in Free Tier on one account.
The amount of time your build scripts run.
How many builds can be run at the same time?
The amount of data that is transferred to or from the CDN.
Build Time Per Deployment
Build have to finish within the limited time. If not it will fail due to timeout.
Build Memory Limit (in MiB)
The amount of memory that is allocated by system to build process. Some operations like image processing are expensive and might require more memory. For Node.js it is
Max team members before switch to custom pricing
Git contributors have to be Team Members
In order to triger build, Git contributor has to be a paid team member.
Serverless Functions (API)
Support for Edge Functions
Heroku Elements: Add-ons, Buttons, Buildpacks
|Platform Built-in Products|
Heroku Postgres, Heroku Redis, Apache Kafka on Heroku
|Security & Compliance Offerings|
Renewable energy by 2025
Custom build-system integrations
Support with self-hosted instances of git
Deploy Preview feedback integrations
Edge Functions integrations
High Performance Build Memory and CPU
Native Build Plugins
|Last update||April 29, 2022||April 29, 2022|