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Jun 4, 2020

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
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 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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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name's Richard Seroter, and welcome to my course, Cloud Foundry: The Big Picture. I'm a Director of Product Management at Google, and I've been working extensively with the Cloud Foundry project since it was first announced back in 2011. Cloud Foundry is one of the most contributed‑to open source projects ever and has significant adoption in the enterprise today. In this course, we're going to understand what Cloud Foundry is all about. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include comparing the different options for hosting software, understanding the core features of Cloud Foundry, exploring the architecture of the Cloud Foundry platform, and investigating the Cloud Foundry ecosystem. By the end of this course, you'll know what Cloud Foundry is all about and where it adds value. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about Cloud Foundry with this Cloud Foundry: The Big Picture course here, a Pluralsight.