Getting Started with Terraform - Second Edition

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  • Understand what Infrastructure as Code (IaC) means and why it matters
  • Install, configure, and deploy Terraform
  • Take full control of your infrastructure in the form of code
  • Manage complete infrastructure, starting with a single server and scaling beyond any limits
  • Discover a great set of production-ready practices to manage infrastructure
  • Set up CI/CD pipelines to test and deliver Terraform stacks
  • Construct templates to simplify more complex provisioning tasks

Terraform is a tool used to efficiently build, configure, and improve the production infrastructure. It can manage the existing infrastructure as well as create custom in-house solutions.

This book shows you when and how to implement infrastructure as a code practices with Terraform. It covers everything necessary to set up the complete management of infrastructure with Terraform, starting with the basics of using providers and resources. It is a comprehensive guide that begins with very small infrastructure templates and takes you all the way to managing complex systems, all using concrete examples that evolve over the course of the book. The book ends with the complete workflow of managing a production infrastructure as code—this is achieved with the help of version control and continuous integration. The readers will also learn how to combine multiple providers in a single template and manage different code bases with many complex modules. It focuses on how to set up continuous integration for the infrastructure code.

The readers will be able to use Terraform to build, change, and combine infrastructure safely and efficiently.

  • An up-to-date and comprehensive resource on Terraform that lets you quickly and efficiently launch your infrastructure
  • Learn how to implement your infrastructure as code and make secure, effective changes to your infrastructure
  • Learn to build multi-cloud fault-tolerant systems and simplify the management and orchestration of even the largest scale and most complex cloud infrastructures
Page Count 208
Course Length 6 hours 14 minutes
ISBN 9781788623537
Date Of Publication 30 Jul 2017


Kirill Shirinkin

Kirill Shirinkin is an IT consultant who focuses on Cloud technologies and DevOps practices. He has worked in companies of different sizes and areas, from an online language learning leader to a major IT provider for the global travel industry and one of the largest management consultancies. He is also a cofounder of online mentorship platform, where he leads a team and teaches his students all about DevOps.