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Build, run, and scale Spring apps with Spring Cloud and Kubernetes

Azure Spring Apps Enterprise Tier is a fully managed service from Microsoft built in collaboration with VMware. The Enterprise tier combines Microsoft’s cloud expertise with commercially supported Spring Runtime and VMware Tanzu components.

A complete runtime for Spring Boot, Steeltoe .NET Core, and polyglot apps

Azure Spring Apps includes everything you need to run Spring Boot and Steeltoe .NET Core apps at cloud scale. Have a non-Spring front end? Azure Spring Apps Enterprise enables you to easily deploy and run your polyglot workloads alongside your Spring apps.

Build scalable, maintainable microservices

Just deploy your source code or build artifacts. From there, Azure Spring Apps will automatically wire your app with Spring Cloud infrastructure. Review metrics and logs to fine‑tune performance.

Powered by Kubernetes

Achieve greater stability and scalability for your code with industry-standard technologies. Azure Spring Apps handles operational toil for you, so you can focus on building apps and driving business value.

Why Azure Spring Apps?

Azure Spring Apps makes it quick, safe, and easy to deploy Spring Boot and Steeltoe .NET Core apps to Azure. Have a lot of applications to manage? Looking for enterprise-grade features and support for your most mission-critical applications? Azure Spring Apps Enterprise is optimized for the needs of enterprise Spring developers.

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Run Spring Boot and Steeltoe .NET Core apps in the cloud

Get your apps online fast. Azure Spring Apps enables rapid time to value for your custom code by managing everything else for you.

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Built and operated by VMware Tanzu and Microsoft

Azure Spring Apps is powered by two of the biggest names in cloud. That means a first‑class Spring experience at enterprise scale. Enterprise tier includes world-class support for your Spring projects, plus exclusive enterprise features through VMware Spring Runtime.

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Automated patching gives you a secure application stack

VMware Tanzu and Microsoft automatically update your environment for you. Spring Cloud Services, Buildpacks, and the JDK are regularly refreshed with patches and updates.

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Automated source‑to‑container builds

Azure Spring Apps includes VMware Tanzu Build Service to simplify code‑to‑container workflows over the life of your app.

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Easy integration with popular Azure databases

Extend your Spring apps with Cosmos DB, Azure Database for MySQL, Azure Cache for Redis, and more.

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Integrated with Azure tools for metrics and logs

Use Azure Monitor and Application Insights to gain deep insights on real‑world application performance and operational telemetry. Quickly troubleshoot apps and resolve issues.

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Multi-region

Azure Spring Apps is available in an expanding number of regions for flexible deployment options.

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Horizontal autoscaling

Keep your app online serving traffic during peak traffic. Automatically increase instance counts via a predetermined schedule and/or performance threshold settings. Scale down when traffic returns to normal levels.

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Built on Spring and VMware Tanzu

Azure Spring Apps integrates with the tools and frameworks you already use, with additional features built in for those running enterprise workloads.

What’s included *

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App lifecycle management

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Authentication and authorization

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SSL

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Custom domains

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Log streaming

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Metrics

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Real‑time monitoring

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Service binding w/ first party and third party services on Azure

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Distributed tracing

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Rolling updates

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Diagnostics service

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Multiple deployment methods (e.g., JAR, or source code)

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Integrated load balancers

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Automated code‑to‑container builds and ongoing image management

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Service Registry with Eureka Server

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Distributed configuration with Spring Cloud Config Server

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VMware Tanzu Build Service

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Spring Cloud Gateway and API portal for VMware Tanzu

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Application Accelerators

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Application Live View

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Circuit Breaker Dashboard

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Blue/green deployments

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Automated horizontal scale‑in/scale‑out VNET integration



* Features vary by service tier. See Azure Spring Apps pricing details for more information.