Cloud Foundry: The Big Picture

by Richard Seroter

This course will teach you what Cloud Foundry is, how it works, and how you can distinguish it from other options for running applications.

What you'll learn

Cloud Foundry is one of the most contributed to open source projects ever, and is a great option to consider when hosting software. In this course, Cloud Foundry: The Big Picture, you’ll learn what is included in a modern application platform, and how Cloud Foundry works. First, you’ll explore the range of options available to application developers and owners. Next, you’ll learn how Cloud Foundry is put together, and patterns of successful (and unsuccessful) applications. Finally, you’ll discover the ecosystem around Cloud Foundry. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of modern application platforms needed to decide what’s the app hosting model for your organization’s developers.

About the author

Richard Seroter is a Director of Outbound Product Management at Google Cloud, with a master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Colorado. He’s also an instructor at Pluralsight, lead InfoQ.com editor for cloud computing, frequent public speaker, author of multiple books on software design and development, and former 12-time Microsoft MVP for cloud. Richard maintains a regularly updated blog on topics of architecture and solution design and can be found on Twitter as @rseroter.

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