You can do this; it's just like any other worker process. Per Kaspar's suggestion, put it in the Procfile and away you go. Note that you don't get free dyno hours for non-web process.s



On Saturday, 10 November 2012 at 7:33 PM, Kaspar Schiess wrote:

> On 10.11.12 07:35, Kasenath Nao wrote:
> > Is Heroku for uploading my pure ruby(not rails) application and letting
> > them run it 24/7 ?
> > I need to upload my application on a server that will run my program for
> > 24 hous a day. My program is a ruby application not Ruby on Rails
> > application.
> 
> 
> 
> I've done this in the past - it works. I am unsure as to how much CPU 
> consumption would by included in one dyno and other limits. Just create 
> a Procfile entry and start it up like you would with web processes.
> 
> k