Heroku postgres Integration with Force.com

Login to www.heroku.com

Go to heroku Dashboard

Click ‘New’ to create Application

Create App

Enter App name: sfdc-heroku-integration

click ‘Create app’ button to continue

 

Click on App icon and select Elements

Select Heroku Postgres on the Heroku Elements page

 

 

Click on ‘Install Heroku Postgres’ and continue

 

 

Select your app name to install Postgres

 

 

select the free version and click on Provision button

 

 

You will landup on the below page after successfully installing Postgres on the Heroku platform

 

 

Installing Heroku Connect

Heroku connect  helps you to synchronize data to Salesforce

 

 

Select app name to install Heroku Connect, in our case app name is sfdc-heroku-integration

 

 

Click on Provision button to continue

 

After successful installation, you will be landed on to the below page

 

Configuring Heroku Connect to Sync data from Salesforce

 

Click on Heroku Connect from Dashboard->App->Resources section

 

Click ‘Setup Connection’

 

Enter schema name and click Next

 

Click ‘Authorize’ and continue

 

Select your Salesforce org to install, After successful installatoin, you will see below screen

 

 

Synchronize Salesforce object data into Heroku Postgres

 

Click ‘Create Mapping’

 

select Objects you want to synchronize

 

Select Object Fields you want to Synchronize, you can also set Poll Frequency ( minimum poll frequency set at 10 minutes )

 

 

 

After you complete the setup you will see below screen. We can clearly see number of fields, number of records that are inserted into Postgres DB

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