Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone applications based on the Spring framework. Pivotal is the company behind the Spring framework. Pivotal is also running a cloud platform called Pivotal Web Services (PWS). PWS provides a run time environment for several types of server based applications and PWS are particularly suitable for Spring Boot applications. If you are looking for a way to run your Spring Boot application „in the cloud“ take a look at PWS. In this article I will show how to deploy a simple Spring Boot application in the PWS environment.