Heroku Basic plan
Too complicated? Not what you’re looking for?
Consider a hosted Nightscout service! Check for easier solutions here.
Since the beginning Heroku has been a very popular platform for Nightscout. Most of the documentation was based on a Heroku Nightscout.
On August 25th 2022, Salesforce decided to drop the free plan. You can create your new Nightscout site with Heroku using an Eco plan (5$/month).
Large platform with a reliable history
Well documented, well known by the community
The Eco plan has the same limitations than the previous Free plan, for 5$ per month
For a Nightscout site a 7$ per month Basic plan is not really worth it (compared to hosted solutions)
Relying on the MongoDB Atlas database
Upgrade to 7$/month Basic Plan
5$/month Eco Plan
You can also select a more economic eco plan upgrade.
Heroku billing is monthly. One minute of Eco plan will be billed 5$ in the current month. Switching billable plan during the same month with add another plan billing for the whole month.
Log in Heroku https://id.heroku.com/login
Select your app (hidden in yellow)
Change Dyno Type
Basic ($7/dyno/month)then click
Your Nightscout Heroku app is now using a
Make sure your credit card information is up to date!
Go to your
Verify the credit card you used is still valid, in case of doubt
Change credit cardand enter a valid credit card.