The Basics

Heroku
Website heroku.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2007
Data Center Locations 10
Example Customers Airbase, Dovetail, Hotel Engine, ClickMechanic, Ambassify
UpCloud
Website upcloud.com
Headquarters Finland 🇫🇮
Founded 2012
Data Center Locations 13
Example Customers Xensam, HackTheBox, LeadDesk

Cost Comparison

How do Heroku's prices compare against UpCloud?

Example configuration Heroku UpCloud
VM Small $50.00 / mo Dyno 1 GB RAM (Standard 2X) $7.62 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (General)
VM Medium $250.00 / mo Dyno 2.5 GB RAM (Performance M) $56.63 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (General)
VM Large $500.00 / mo Dyno 14 GB RAM (Performance L) $174.24 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (High CPU)
Block Storage -- $23.96 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage -- $21.78 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer Included in plan $10.89 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL $50.00 / mo 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage $65.34 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB storage
Managed Redis®* $200.00 / mo 1 GB RAM $54.45 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM
Free egress allowance 2 TB / mo per app --
1 TB of egress beyond allowance Not publicly listed Free and unlimited

Note: Our pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Heroku and UpCloud offer:

Service Heroku UpCloud
Block Storage --
Load Balancer --
Managed Containers --
Managed Kubernetes --
Managed MySQL --
Managed PostgreSQL
Managed Redis®*
Object Storage --
Virtual Private Server (VPS) --

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Our data for Heroku was last updated on March 28, 2024, and for UpCloud on May 28, 2024.