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Introduction to Cloud Foundry (LFD132x)

This course explains what Cloud Foundry is and why it should be used. The course starts by highlighting the main use cases for the Cloud Foundry platform, and then discusses the relationship between Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes before providing an immersive, hands-on experience that can be completed by anyone. The course also explores the features and capabilities of Cloud Foundry, highlighting the impact from three perspectives: developers, operations, and security and compliance teams.

Who Is It For

While aimed at a technical audience, this course is also widely applicable to non-technical audiences. It is not necessary to be a developer or operator to complete this course. The hands-on portion does not require any special skills, software installs, or environments, as it is designed for a broad range of backgrounds.
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What You’ll Learn

Upon completing this course, you will be able to discuss the various capabilities of the Cloud Foundry platform and the value it brings to custom software development teams. You will also grasp the security and compliance implications of using a developer-focused platform such as Cloud Foundry. The course will help you articulate the difference between Cloud Foundry and infrastructure platforms like Kubernetes. The course will also help you understand the open-source model that governs the Cloud Foundry project.
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What It Prepares You For

This course prepares you to make informed decisions regarding development platform selection and use in custom software organizations. It helps you understand the needs of custom software organizations from the standpoint of developers, operators, and security and compliance teams. In addition, this course highlights the challenges of developing and operating custom software applications throughout their lifecycle, and offers a perspective on what this process can look like for teams that select the right platform.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Introduction to Cloud Foundry
Chapter 2. Developer Concerns
Chapter 3. About the Project
Final Exam (Verified Track)

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

  • Little to no Cloud Foundry experience.
Oct 2022
For me, the discussion about interpretability and explainability of the model was very useful.
Oct 2022
I liked the links to freely accessible technical articles.
May 2022
This course was a very good introduction to Cloud Foundry. It was short, concise, and on the topic.