Ready to deploy Elixir to production? Do you know which options exist for deploying @elixirlang apps?

Let's explore the current landscape of #Elixir hosting:

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Allows you to deploy from CLI, git, or bundle uploads. Multiregion support. Support for Let's Encrypt certificates.
Doesn't support releases, uses Buildpacks instead to control the deployment process.

Clustering support, hot upgrades, remote console, observers, GenServer, and ssh access to running instance. Let's Encrypt certificate support. Releases support. Regions support. Scaling support.

Modern, support releases inside Docker images, clustering, ssh access. Multiregion support. Scaling support.

Limited connection, clustering unavailable. GenServer, ETS, and Agents data lost each time heroku restart instances, observer not available. Good for simple isolated applications.

Supports clustering, elixir releases, 2 regions supported: USA and Europe.
AWS and GCP.

If any of the hosted deployment is not providing support for some advanced deployment you need or you want to have complete control of it for whatever reason, you can always use AWS and GCP (maybe with Terraform or some other sane way to interact with them).
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