The VMware Tanzu Reference Architecture documents provide design recommendations and steps to deploy VMware Tanzu on various SaaS platforms and infrastructures. The reference architecture and designs are tested and supported by VMware.

VMware Tanzu Solutions Workbooks

VMware Tanzu is a portfolio of products and services that helps organizations modernize their applications and infrastructure for the cloud-native era. It provides a full stack of capabilities for building, running, and managing modern applications on Kubernetes across any cloud or on-premises environment.

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 deployment documents that are included with the reference designs provide detailed steps for deploying the reference designs. To access documentation customized for specific releases, click on the respective links listed below:

VMware Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations Reference Architecture v2.3 | v2.1 | v1.6 | v1.5 | v1.4

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 documents that are included with the reference designs provide detailed steps for deploying the reference designs. To access documentation customized for specific releases, click on the respective links listed below:

VMware Tanzu Application Platform Reference Architecture v1.8 | v1.7 | v1.6 | v1.5 | v1.4 | v1.3 | v1.2 | v1.1 | v1.0

VMware Tanzu Edge Solution Reference Architecture

The Tanzu Edge Solution Reference Architecture provides a reference architecture for running VMware Tanzu at edge sites where the VMware Edge Compute Stack is already deployed.

VMware Tanzu Edge Solution Reference Architecture v1.0

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid on AWS Air-Gapped Reference Design and Deployment

The Tanzu Kubernetes Grid on AWS Air-Gapped Reference Design and Deployment provides a reference design and the steps to deploy Tanzu Kubernetes Grid in an air-gapped environment on AWS. To access documentation customized for specific releases, click on the respective links listed below:

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Air-Gapped Reference Design and Deployment v2.3 | v2.1 | v1.6 | v1.5

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.