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Training Course

Introduction to Cloud Foundry and Cloud Native Software Architecture (LFS132x)

This free, hands-on workshop will teach you how to deploy and manage applications on Cloud Foundry.

Who Is It For

This course is for teams that either use or would like to use Cloud Foundry to deploy applications.
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What You’ll Learn

This course is an introduction to Cloud Foundry, including distributions available to end users, an overview of the platform’s components, and what it means to be Cloud Foundry certified. The course also includes technical instructions on how to use the command line interface, how applications are deployed, what services are within the context of the system and basic debugging practices. Finally, the workshop will take you on a tour through what it means to build cloud-native applications architecturally and ideologically. In doing so, we’ll review the 12-factor method of composing modern distributed web systems.
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What It Prepares You For

This course will prepare you to use Cloud Foundry to deliver business value quickly, without wasting time getting your app to the cloud.
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Course Outline
1. Explore the runtime, security and network of Cloud Foundry.
2. How to build runtime and framework support with buildpacks.
3. Learn “The Twelve Factor app” design patterns for resiliency and scalability.
4. Get the steps needed to make your app “cloud-native”.
5. Understand how each component of Cloud Foundry combine to provide a cloud-native platform.
6. Study techniques and examples for locating problems in distributed systems.

To make the most of this course, you will need:

  • Some experience deploying web-based applications.
  • To be comfortable using the command line and SSH.
  • Little to no Cloud Foundry experience.