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) $7.46 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (General)
VM Medium $250.00 / mo Dyno 2.5 GB RAM (Performance M) $55.39 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (General)
VM Large $500.00 / mo Dyno 14 GB RAM (Performance L) $170.43 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (High CPU)
Block Storage -- $23.43 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage -- $21.30 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer Included in plan $10.65 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL $50.00 / mo 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage $63.91 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB storage
Managed Redis®* $200.00 / mo 1 GB RAM $53.26 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM
Free egress allowance 2 TB / mo per app 500 GB - 24 TB / mo per instance
1 TB of egress beyond allowance Not publicly listed $10.65

Note: These 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 Feb. 7, 2024.