REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE

CenturyLink® AppFog: Multi-tenant Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Multi-tenant PaaS for quickly deploying scalable, robust, high performing cloud-native apps. Supports common developer application runtimes and integrates 3rd Party Add-ons easily provisioned via the AppFog Marketplace.

AppFog is a public multi-tenant Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) based on Cloud Foundry, that makes deploying scalable, robust, high performing cloud-native apps fast and easy for developers. AppFog supports common developer application runtimes that include Java, Node.js, PHP, Python, Go, Ruby, Static Websites and ASP.NET. Integrating 3rd Party Add-ons such as database, messaging, load balancing, monitoring and more are easily provisioned through the AppFog Marketplace.

Cloud Foundry CLI
Simply setup Cloud Foundry CLI (Command Line Interface) to target an AppFog region, then push your applications up to AppFog within seconds. Accomplished without any operational overhead, so developers can focus on applications without operational or infrastructure distractions.

Automatic Load Balancing
Incoming HTTP/HTTPS request route traffic to an application via platform managed Load Balancing clusters, with no configuration required by system user.

Cross Data Center Balancing
Cloud Foundry application instance provisioning is automatically balanced across AppFog regional data centers. All application data and configuration parameters are automatically synced between the provisioned application instances across data centers in a region. Cross data center balancing increases the application’s availability.

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