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This guide provides instructions for deploying, running, and managing apps and services with Cloud Foundry (CF).
Developing, running, and managing apps on CF may include:
- Deploying and scaling apps with diverse languages, frameworks, and dependencies
- Finding software services in the services marketplace, such as databases, email, or message servers
- Creating your own CF service based on an external server
- Creating service instances and binding them to your apps
- Streaming app logs to an external log management service
- Troubleshooting app deployment and health
If you do these things, you are a CF developer, and the contents of this guide are for you.
To deploy a local Cloud Foundry environment for experimentation or debugging purposes, you can use CF Dev. For more information, see CF Dev.
Considerations for Designing and Running an App in the Cloud: Some considerations you should keep in mind when designing and running an app through CF.
Cloud Foundry Dev: A lightweight CF that runs on your workstation, for developing apps locally.
cf push: How to use
cf pushand troubleshoot when running
- Pushing an App
- Deploying with App Manifests
- App Manifest Attribute Reference
- Deploying an App with Docker
- Deploying a Large App
- Starting, Restarting, and Restaging Apps
- Pushing an App with Multiple Processes
- Running cf push Sub-Step Commands
- Rolling App Deployments
- Pushing Apps with Sidecar Processes
- Using Blue-Green Deployment to Reduce Downtime and Risk
- Troubleshooting App Deployment and Health
Routes and Domains: How to configure routes and domains.
Managing Apps with the cf CLI: How to manage apps through the Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface (cf CLI).
Managing Services: How to use software services from your apps.
- Services Overview
- Managing Service Instances with the cf CLI
- Sharing Service Instances
- Delivering Service Credentials to an App
- Managing Service Keys
- Manage App Requests with Route Services
- Configuring Play Framework Service Connections
- Using an External Filesystem (Volume Services)
- User-Provided Service Instances
Streaming App Logs: How to stream app logs to third-party log management services.
SSH for Apps and Services: How to configure and use SSH access to apps and services.
CF Environment Variables: The environment variables that the CF runtime and buildpacks set for a deployed app.
Cloud Controller API Client Libraries: Libraries for calling the Cloud Controller, the executive component of CF, programmatically.