The Developer Ready Infrastructure for VMware Cloud Foundation solution has objectives to deliver prescriptive content about the solution so that it is fast to deploy and is suitable for use in production environments.



Main objective

Provide enterprise grade infrastructure, suitable for developers to consume through the deployment of modern applications, using VMware Cloud Foundation as its foundational layer.

VMware Cloud Foundation architecture support

  • vSAN ReadyNodes

    • Standard

      • Single VMware Cloud Foundation instance

  • Dell VxRail Nodes

    • Standard

      • Single VMware Cloud Foundation instance

Workload domain type support

VI Workload domain

Scope of implementation

  • Configuration of VMware Cloud Foundation components:

    • vCenter Server

    • VMware NSX

  • Deployment and configuration of solution components:

    • vSphere with Tanzu

Scope of guidance

  • Deployment and initial configuration of the Supervisor.

  • Deployment and initial configuration of Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters using Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service.

  • Loosely coupled with Tanzu Basic edition

    • Load balancers in NSX vs. NSX Advanced Load Balancer Essentials or HA Proxy

    • VMware Aria Operations and VMware Aria Operations for Logs vs. Fluent Bit observability

  • Operations for included components, such as monitoring and alerting, backup and restore, post-maintenance validation, and upgrade.

Cloud type

Private Cloud



Modern Application Scale

Per Supervisor (with small-sized Control Plane nodes):

  • Up to 2000 vSphere Pods (with small Control Plane nodes)

Application Blueprints

Three validated sample application blueprints, including step-by-step guidance.