How to Create a Perfect Cloud Foundry Manifest

by Alexey ZakharovFebruary 25, 2016
YAML manifests tell BOSH—a tool chain for Cloud Foundry—what to deploy and how. Check out this fancy infographic for tips and tricks on the topic.

At Altoros, we use YAML to build deployment manifests for Cloud Foundry and other related projects. YAML files are human-readable and can be used by BOSH immediately, without actual “compilation.” Despite that, hand-editing a manifest is actually not a good idea.

The infographic below explains why manifests should be treated as binary code and how to create and update Cloud Foundry manifests of any size with minimum effort.

Tutorial: Creating a Perfect Cloud Foundry Manifest

Interested in how to manage secure Cloud Foundry deployments distributed across multiple data centers?