Terraform

Learn Terraform

Reading Time: 6 minutes In my last post, Learning Terraform, I committed to learning Terraform. I’ve started reading Terraform: Up and Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code. It has given me a great primer thus far. I’m converting my Cloudformation templates to Terraform. I’m all in at this point and am convinced that this is my preferred tool for building…

Terraform

Learning Terraform

Reading Time: 2 minutes Learning terraform for fun and profit. Terraform is an alternative to cloud-specific resource management tools. CloudFormation and Azure’s Resource Manager template maintenance are boons for automation. I work with Amazon Web Services, so I tried out the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK). The CDK sounds like a great idea on paper, but the documentation is abysmal. While sifting through GitHub repositories…