Pivotal Application Service is based on Cloud Foundry, which is an open source cloud application platform, providing a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications. It is an open source project and is available through a variety of private cloud distributions and public cloud instances.
This documentation presents an overview of how Cloud Foundry works and a discussion of key concepts. See the following topics to learn more about Cloud Foundry fundamentals.