Pivotal Cloud Foundry on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Run Cloud-Native Applications in the Public Cloud

Run Modern Applications with Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Extend Them with Native AWS Storage and Data Services


Transform your enterprise’s development and operations with Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) and elastic infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS). The industry’s leading cloud-native platform running on AWS makes it easy to build, deploy, and operate the applications that differentiate your business.

  • Solution Overview
  • Business Benefits
  • Key Features
  • PCF Service Broker for AWS
  • Greenplum on AWS
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Solution Overview

Cloud-native architectures are the foundation for software-driven businesses. Pivotal Cloud Foundry on AWS delivers a modern application development and operations environment, so your teams can focus on delivering value for customers. And because data is the lifeblood of every business, the PCF Service Broker for AWS simplifies consumption of Amazon’s most popular storage and database services in your applications.

AWS Advanced Technology Partner Container Competency Badge

Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is a cloud-native platform for building and deploying next-generation applications. Based on open source technology, PCF enables your enterprise to rapidly deliver new experiences to customers by building and deploying new applications quickly. Your teams can use any language/runtime and leverage various backing services, deferring much of the operational complexity to the platform.

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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a broad set of infrastructure services, such as computing power, storage options, networking and databases, delivered as a utility: on-demand, available in seconds, with pay-as-you-go pricing.

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Reference Architecture for PCF on AWS

Business Benefits

Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Cloud-Native Platform

Accelerate application development and reduce time to market
Streamline operations to rapidly respond to market demands
Achieve software-led, digital transformation
Amazon Web Services
Public Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service

Trade capital expense for variable expense
Benefit from massive economies of scale
Go global in minutes
Key Features

Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Customers around the world are modernizing and accelerating their software delivery with PCF. The platform is built on open technologies that enjoy broad industry momentum. PCF pairs enterprise-grade security, scalability, high availability, and operational control with a streamlined developer workflow that accelerates application delivery.

Elastic container runtime
Attachable backing services
Structured deployment process
Polyglot language support

Four layers of high availability
Integrated logging
Zero downtime updates
Platform security and visibility

Amazon Web Services

AWS includes a broad set of global cloud-based products, such as compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, security, and enterprise applications.

A broad set of infrastructure services
Many security certifications and accreditations
Data encryption at rest and in-transit
Hardware security modules
Strong physical security
Deep visibility into compliance and governance
Integrated tools for hybrid deployments
30+ availability zones around the world

PCF Service Broker for AWS

Enhance Your PCF Applications with Native Amazon Web Services

With the Service Broker for AWS, you and your teams can extend your PCF applications with several storage and database services. Supported products include:

AWS RDS for PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL has become the preferred open-source relational database for many enterprise developers and startups, powering leading geospatial and mobile applications.

Simple, durable, massively scalable object storage.

MySQL is the world's most popular open-source relational database.

AWS RDS for Aurora
MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible relational database with several times better performance. Get the security, availability, and reliability of commercial databases at one tenth the cost.

SQS is a fully managed message queuing service.

AWS RDS for SQL Server
Microsoft SQL Server® is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. Amazon RDS for SQL Server makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale SQL Server deployments in the cloud.

AWS DynamoDB
Fast and flexible NoSQL database service for any scale.

AWS RDS for Oracle
Oracle® Database is a relational database management system developed by Oracle. Amazon RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale Oracle Database deployments in the cloud.

AWS RDS for MariaDB
MariaDB is an open-source relational database created by the original developers of MySQL.

Pivotal Greenplum on Amazon Web Services

Advanced analytics meets traditional business intelligence with Pivotal Greenplum, the world’s first, fully featured, massively parallel processing (MPP) data platform based on the open source Greenplum Database. Query and return results for data that sits on-premises or on Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3. Business intelligence, data science, or advanced analytical workloads can run in near-real-time across hybrid environments, breaking down data silos and expanding analytical possibilities. Instantiate new clusters from 1 to 18 nodes in less than one hour. Use Amazon CloudFormation to automatically provision multiple AWS resources in a single “stack,” a collection of resources treated as a single unit, while taking advantage of all popular Pivotal Greenplum features.

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