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DevSecOps in Practice with VMware Tanzu

By : Parth Pandit, Robert Hardt
Book Image

DevSecOps in Practice with VMware Tanzu

By: Parth Pandit, Robert Hardt

Overview of this book

As Kubernetes (or K8s) becomes more prolific, managing large clusters at scale in a multi-cloud environment becomes more challenging – especially from a developer productivity and operational efficiency point of view. DevSecOps in Practice with VMware Tanzu addresses these challenges by automating the delivery of containerized workloads and controlling multi-cloud Kubernetes operations using Tanzu tools. This comprehensive guide begins with an overview of the VMWare Tanzu platform and discusses its tools for building useful and secure applications using the App Accelerator, Build Service, Catalog service, and API portal. Next, you’ll delve into running those applications efficiently at scale with Tanzu Kubernetes Grid and Tanzu Application Platform. As you advance, you’ll find out how to manage these applications, and control, observe, and connect them using Tanzu Mission Control, Tanzu Observability, and Tanzu Service Mesh. Finally, you’ll explore the architecture, capabilities, features, installation, configuration, implementation, and benefits of these services with the help of examples. By the end of this VMware book, you’ll have gained a thorough understanding of the VMWare Tanzu platform and be able to efficiently articulate and solve real-world business problems.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Part 1 – Building Cloud-Native Applications on the Tanzu Platform
Part 2 – Running Cloud-Native Applications on Tanzu
Part 3 – Managing Modern Applications on the Tanzu Platform

Getting started with App Accelerator

If you worked through the Technical Requirements section at the beginning of this chapter, you should have a running instance of Tanzu Application Platform and you're ready to begin exploring App Accelerator.

Exploring App Accelerator

When we installed App Accelerator, we got a set of out-of-the-box accelerators that enable developers to hit the ground running with enterprise-ready application templates, like the ones shown as follows:

Figure 2.7 – Application accelerators installed

Figure 2.7 – Application accelerators installed

You can click on the CHOOSE button for any of these accelerators and you’ll navigate to a page where you can supply any of the required parameters, as well as explore the project template and preview its files. Once you’ve chosen the accelerator that meets your needs, you can fill in the required parameters and click on Next Step and Create. At that point, you’ll be able to download a ZIP file containing...