About Heroku Connect
Heroku Connect is a data integration tool that uses bi-directional synchronization between Salesforce and Heroku Postgres to harmonize Postgres data your Salesforce information like contacts, accounts, and custom objects. Heroku connect includes a user-friendly, point-and-click interface so non-tech-savvy users can set up the service in minutes without coding or complicated configuration procedures.
Chartio is a business intelligence solution that prides itself on ease of use. With its out-of-the-box connections to Snowflake, Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift, and other popular data sources — along with its ability to provide direct access to information in Google Sheets, CSVs, and cloud applications — Chartio deploys in a few clicks and doesn't require additional hardware.
Popular Use Cases
Bring all your Heroku Connect data to Amazon Redshift
Load your Heroku Connect data to Google BigQuery
ETL all your Heroku Connect data to Snowflake
Move your Heroku Connect data to MySQL
Heroku Connect's End Points
Heroku Connect Synchronization of Apps Across Heroku and Salesforce
Heroku Connect allows you to build apps with open source stacks, natively integrate the apps with Postgres, and directly sync them with Salesforce. By integrating your Salesforce data with Heroku Postgres, it's easy to combine the power of the Lightning Platform with Heroku. Heroku Connect makes the process of building apps that bring your data and processes to your users as easy as coding in SQL.
Heroku Connect External Objects
Heroku Connect External Objects let you make your Heroku Postgres database information available inside your Salesforce deployment. This empowers you to synchronize your information across both platforms as you create, read, update, and delete data. By creating sophisticated applications inside Heroku and making the app data available to your Salesforce processes, you'll present a seamless experience in Salesforce, while all of your data stays inside Heroku Postgres. Moreover, configuring Heroku-Salesforce integrations for data pertaining to apps, sensors, customers, and products is a simple, point-and-click process that doesn't require any coding skills. Heroku External Objects combined with Salesforce Connect makes it easy to create a seamless experience across all of your business systems.
Heroku Connect Data Security Compliance
Heroku Shield Connect supports the development of applications that share sensitive data with Salesforce while complying with the strictest data security standards. Safely integrate CRM data, Protected Health Information (PHI), Personally Identifiable Information (PII), contact information, account data, and custom objects between Heroku apps and Salesforce. Heroku Shield Connect provides an easy pathway for building advanced applications that need to adhere to the most complicated data security regulations, including HIPAA compliance.
Heroku Connect Easy Application Development and Scaling
Through its compatibility with the most popular stacks and programming languages, Heroku Connect facilitates easy application development. Its add-on ecosystem includes your favorite development tools and databases (like New Relic, Mongo, and Redis) so you can use them with the applications you're creating. Through Heroku's proven infrastructure, which currently supports 26 billion daily transactions for massive consumer websites (such as Upworthy and Bonobo) virtually limitless scaling is available for high volume applications.
Chartio's End Points
Chartio Analytics with Visual SQL
Chartio's 'visual SQL' makes it easy for anyone without coding experience to explore, transform, and visualize your data through an intuitive, drag-and-drop user interface. When employees without SQL knowledge can set up a custom report in minutes, this frees up data and engineering teams to focus on more important tasks. Moreover, since the platform is built on SQL, Chartio offers more advanced capabilities to those with SQL knowledge.
Chartio's visual user interface makes it easy to customize dashboards for a more brand-consistent experience. Chartio also allows you to schedule and automate the sharing of dashboards by email, PDF, or a link. In addition, you can create alerts to track your most important metrics and receive notifications that tell you when to take action in response to new developments. Lastly, Chartio dashboards offer a 'Snapshots' tool for viewing historical data and keeping track of the most important metrics for your company.
Chartio Data Security and Compliance
Chartio's database connections offer full control by utilizing a reverse SSH tunnel for the connection. The platform also makes it easy to manage your team members' access and permissions to different types of information. Finally, transferred data is subjected to SSL-encryption, so you don't have to worry about your information being exposed.
Chartio Business Intelligence Features
Chartio's advanced business intelligence features offer the following: (1) data blending to combine different types of data for more robust insights; (2) data stores to save data segments in Chartio without needing to change operational databases; (3) drill-downs to easily dig deeper into your data; (4) drag-and-drop table joins that are automatically built into queries when using Chartio's visual SQL interface; (5) customizable schemas by writing SQL to create specialized tables and columns; (6) extrapolation features to forecast future trends; and many other features.