Introduction to PCF
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This topic gives a high-level conceptual overview and introduction to Pivotal Application Service (PAS). It is designed to:
Introduce the platform to people who are unfamiliar with it.
Provide context and explanations that support the how-to information in the PCF Documentation’s role-based guides.
Explain how you can get started running apps on PCF in two ways:
If you want to learn about how the PCF platform works or test it out yourself, this guide is for you.
PCF User Types - Explains the main categories of PCF users: the operators who run the platform, the runtime users who develop and manage apps and containers on the platform, and the end users who use the cloud-based apps that the platform hosts.
PAS Components - Describes the internal components of PAS, and how these specialized processes work together to support, maintain, and provide control over hosted apps. Each component performs a different function within the…
PAS Security - An overview of how PAS protects its internal components and hosted apps from security threats.
PCF Dev - A lightweight PAS that runs on your workstation, for developing apps locally.
Pivotal Web Services - A subscription PAS installation operated by Pivotal.