What is VMware Tanzu?
VMware Tanzu enables you to build, run, and manage modern apps on any cloud and continuously deliver value to your customers. The portfolio simplifies multi-cloud operations while freeing developers to move faster with easy access to the right resources. Tanzu enables development and operations teams to work together in new ways that deliver transformative business results.
The tagline of Tanzu is, “Free your apps. Simplify your ops.” It means Tanzu transforms Dev and Ops together.
Some key features of Tanzu are:
- The experience of Dev and Ops can be faster with Tanzu.
- An application can be built, deploy, and manage consistently across any cloud.
- The backbone of Tanzu is Kubernetes. You can Manage Kubernetes across clouds with a global control plane.
- Container management and security can be easily automated with Tanzu.
- It ensures safe and reliable communication between apps.
- Tanzu gives full-stack monitoring capability to all the stakeholders.
- It increases operational efficiency.
- It accelerates the app’s release speed.
- It helps developers in their productivity.
- The Tanzu is multi-cloud.
- It has better Open source alignment.
Getting started with VMware Tanzu ( Tanzu Editions)
It offers two editions that can simplify your Kubernetes adoption and lay the foundation for modern applications. Customers may choose the one that best suits your needs.
- Tanzu Basic Editions
- Tanzu Standard Editions
Tanzu Basic Editions
With the Basic editions, You can run the VMs and Container within a data center side by side. It will provide Kubernetes as part of vSpeher 7. Tanzu Basic embeds Kubernetes in the vSphere control plane for the best user experience. Provision clusters directly from vCenter and runs containerized workloads with ease.
Tanzu Standard Editions
The Standard is integrated with multi-cloud infrastructure. VMs and Containers can run across cloud together. Tanzu Standard makes it simple to deploy the same, consistent Kubernetes distribution across on-premises, public clouds and edge. It gives you to centrally manage policy and security for every conformant Kubernetes cluster in your estate.
VMware Tanzu Capabilities
“With great power comes great responsibility”, This quote fits with the VMware Tanzu. It has a very good set of capabilities that help customers to boost their productivity.
- The simple, accessible programming model
- Automated Developer Experience
- Verified Open Source Containers
- Modern Data Layer
- Kubernetes that runs everywhere
- Unified, global multicluster operation
- Microservices networking and control
- Full-stack observability
- VMware Pivotal Labs
There is a lot to discuss Tanzu architecture but let’s end this here on some important notes. With the help of this innovation, VMware will help customers build modern applications. VMware ensures customers run a consistent implementation of Kubernetes. They also enable customers to manage their entire Kubernetes estate from a single point of control.