VMware Tanzu Application Platform is a packaged set of components that helps developers and operators to more easily build, deploy, and manage apps on a Kubernetes platform.

VMware Tanzu Application Platform provides development teams a pre-paved path to production to get code running on any compliant public cloud or on-premises Kubernetes cluster, enabling security and scale. It is an application-aware platform that is modular so teams can customize it based on their organization’s preferences.

VMware Tanzu Application Platform docs

To learn more about the latest version of Tanzu Application Platform, see the Tanzu Application Platform v1.4 docs.

What do you want to do?

Documentation

Plan and architect your Tanzu Application Platform deployment

VMware Tanzu Reference Architecture Documentation

Install Tanzu Application Platform

Installing Tanzu Application Platform

Promote your first application using the Tanzu Application Platform

Getting started with Tanzu Application Platform

Other docs in the VMware Tanzu Application Platform portfolio

VMware Tanzu Application Platform comes with a portfolio of other VMware Tanzu products to help application developers to build, containerize, and deploy modern applications across multiple clouds.

What do you want to do?

Documentation

Speed up application development by providing ready-made, enterprise-conformant code and configurations.

Application Accelerator for VMware Tanzu Docs

Get insights into running applications and troubleshoot issues.

Application Live View for VMware Tanzu Docs

Install the open-source Carvel tools on your clusters to allow easy installation and management of Tanzu Application Platform and other Tanzu products.

Cluster Essentials for VMware Tanzu Docs

Build serverless and event-driven cloud native applications with enterprise-supported Knative.

Cloud Native Runtimes for VMware Tanzu Docs

Support the discoverability, lifecycle management, and connectivity of Service Resources such as databases, message queues, and DNS records.

Services Toolkit for VMware Tanzu Application Platform Docs

Deploy streaming and batch data pipelines to Kubernetes.

VMware Spring Cloud Data Flow for Kubernetes Docs

Route internal or external API requests to application services that expose APIs.

VMware Spring Cloud Gateway for Kubernetes Docs

Turn application source code into container images.

VMware Tanzu Build Service Docs

Provide framework and runtime support for applications in different languages to Tanzu Build Service.

VMware Tanzu Buildpacks Docs

Additional docs for application developer products

In addition to the developer products that come with VMware Tanzu Application Platform, the VMware Tanzu portfolio includes added products for application developers.

What do you want to do?

Documentation

Select from a customizable catalog of maintained and verifiably tested open source software images.

VMware Application Catalog Docs

Run dedicated MySQL and Postgres instances on Kubernetes.

VMware Tanzu SQL with Postgres for Kubernetes Docs and VMware Tanzu SQL with MySQL for Kubernetes Docs

Scale applications with self-service, highly automated messaging and streaming.

VMware RabbitMQ for Kubernetes Docs

Obtain high-performance alerting and streaming analytics with metrics, histograms, and traces/spans.

VMware Tanzu Observability Docs

Visit the VMware Tanzu Documentation home page to learn more about all of the other products in the VMware Tanzu portfolio.

To find practical technical guidance for evaluating, implementing, and operating VMware Tanzu solutions, visit the Tanzu Tech Zone.

Use the Tanzu Application Platform docs

The Tanzu Application Platform documentation in HTML reflects the latest update release of each Tanzu Application Platform version. For example, version 1.2 contains updates for all 1.2.x releases. All our documentation comes in PDF format, which you can access by selecting the Download PDF icon on any page in the HTML documentation.

If you are logged in to docs.vmware.com with your VMware Customer Connect account, you can use MyLibrary to create custom documentation collections that contain only the content meeting your specific information needs.

Learn more about Tanzu Application Platform

Stay up to date with Tanzu Application Platform news

VMware posts regularly about Tanzu Application Platform news, product releases, and events on the Tanzu Application Platform Blog.

You can also get updates about Tanzu Application Platform on Twitter and Facebook.