The VMware Tanzu Reference Architecture documents provide design recommendations and steps to deploy VMware Tanzu on various SaaS platforms and infrastructures.

VMware Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations Reference Architecture

VMware Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations Reference Architecture provides a high-level architecture for deploying the Tanzu components that make up VMware Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations. The architecture document also includes several design documents. The reference designs are tailored for deploying Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations on your SaaS or infrastructure of choice. The reference designs are based on the high-level architecture.

The reference architecture and designs are tested and supported by VMware.

The deployment documents that are include with the reference designs provide detailed steps for deploying the reference designs.

VMware Tanzu Application Platform Reference Architecture

VMware Tanzu Application Platform Planning and Architecture Reference provides a standard architecture for deploying VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP). The architecture gives you a path to creating a production deployment for Tanzu Application Platform.

The deployment document included with the reference architecture provides detailed steps for deploying the reference architecture.

Service Installer for VMware Tanzu

Service Installer for VMware Tanzu automates the deployment of the reference designs for Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations. It uses best practices for deploying and configuring the required Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations components.