The Heroku of Django

Heroku is a popular service where you can deploy your Ruby on Rails application without having to worry about servers. It’s an example of a Platform as a Service (PaaS). Is there something analogous to Heroku where one can deploy a Django application? Is there a “Heroku for Django”?

I’ve been monitoring this question for a while, and I’ve found several options. They are, in alphabetical order:

AppHosted, DjangoZoom, Djangy, dotCloud,, Nuage and used to offer a Django PaaS, but they’re all gone.

The book Two Scoops of Django has a chapter on deploying Django applications.

BitNami also offers a “Django stack” installer, which makes it easy to install Django and its dependencies on Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, a VMware virtual machine, Windows Azure, Amazon EC2, or BitNami Cloud Hosting.