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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


In this chapter, we saw that the popularity of using OSS tools has dramatically increased in recent years. There are several mature OSS tools available today that many organizations confidently use in their production environments. Also, running software such as containers on Kubernetes alongside containerized client applications is a quick way to equip the applications with appropriate backend technologies. But using container images available on public container registries such as Docker Hub is not a secure way of deploying such OSS tools. And hence, most organizations do not encourage such practices and try to employ some internal mechanisms to generate internally curated container images for such OSS consumption. Having such efforts undertaken internally not only wastes a lot of resources but also discourages developer teams from experimenting with various tools or wasting their productivity in waiting for getting them ready for consumption. And that is where VAC comes...