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What is Cloud Foundry?

Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications.
Cloud Foundry is a tool in the Platform as a Service category of a tech stack.
Cloud Foundry is an open source tool with 605 GitHub stars and 530 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Cloud Foundry's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Cloud Foundry?

Companies
16 companies reportedly use Cloud Foundry in their tech stacks, including Intel, VMware, and Assured Labor.

Developers
55 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Cloud Foundry.

Cloud Foundry Integrations

Amazon EC2, Codeship, Amazon VPC, Papertrail, and Logentries are some of the popular tools that integrate with Cloud Foundry. Here's a list of all 16 tools that integrate with Cloud Foundry.

Why developers like Cloud Foundry?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Cloud Foundry
Cloud Foundry Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Cloud Foundry in their tech stack.

Giovanni Candido da Silva
Giovanni Candido da Silva
Cloud Foundry

Easy host and monitor the application on the cloud, using a platform that is hight integrated with Spring Framework, but is also agnostic of technology Cloud Foundry

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Cloud Foundry's Features

  • Application and services centric lifecycle API
  • High performance dynamic routing
  • Buildpack support
  • Data and web services brokers
  • Linux Container management
  • Role Based Access and Teams
  • Active application health management
  • Standards based user authentication and authorization
  • Integrated real time logging API
  • Multi-provider ecosystem

Cloud Foundry Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Cloud Foundry?
Docker
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
OpenShift
OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
OpenStack
OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.
Terraform
With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.
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Cloud Foundry's Stats

Cloud Foundry's Followers
97 developers follow Cloud Foundry to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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