Getting Started with TAS for VMs
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This topic gives a high-level conceptual overview and introduction to VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS for VMs). It is designed to:
Introduce the TAS for VMs runtime to people who are unfamiliar with it.
Provide context and explanations that support the how-to information in the Tanzu Application Service documentation.
Explain that you can get started running apps without installing Ops Manager and TAS for VMs by using Pivotal Web Services or PCF Dev.
If you want to learn about how TAS for VMs works or test it out yourself, this guide is for you.
TAS for VMs User Types - Explains the main categories of 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.
TAS for VMs Components - Describes the internal components of TAS for VMs, and how these specialized processes work together to support, maintain, and provide control over hosted apps. Each component performs a different function within the…
TAS for VMs Security - An overview of how TAS for VMs protects its internal components and hosted apps from security threats.
Pivotal Web Services - A subscription TAS for VMs installation operated by VMware.
PCF Dev - A lightweight Pivotal Cloud Foundry that runs on your workstation, for developing apps locally. Pivotal Cloud Foundry is a previous version of Ops Manager and TAS for VMs.