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DevSecOps in Practice with VMware Tanzu

By : Parth Pandit, Robert Hardt
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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

What VMware Application Catalog is

After delivering comprehensive detail on what business, security, and technological challenges VAC can address and where it will not be a good use case, let’s now understand this tool in a bit more detail to see what it contains. But before that, let’s look into the background of VAC to learn more about it.

The history of VMware Application Catalog

In late 2019, with a vision of curating a comprehensive portfolio of modern application development and management tools, VMware decided to acquire a popular OSS packaging and distribution company named Bitnami. Bitnami had several years of experience working in this space, initially providing well-curated and consumable OSS tools in the form of binaries, virtual machine images, and container images. After the acquisition, VMware rebranded Bitnami as Tanzu Application Catalog to define an enterprise-grade OSS container image distribution offering that can customize the image specification...