Automation and DevOps are probably two buzzwords which have gone hand in hand with the cloud over the last couple of years, while simplified user interfaces are great, they just don’t cut it when you want to start to automate tasks like the creation of systems within the cloud. Watch this technical session about Terraform, ideal for Solution Architects and IT Operational folk.
The latest release of HashiCorp’s Terraform is here. Version 0.12 overhauls the language, adding several improvements and changes. New features include first-class expression syntax, a generalized type system, iteration constructs, and more. Follow the upgrade guide to begin.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a huge portfolio of services and products that can be combined to work with one another with one another. Michael Bruns explains how it is possible for developers to just click through this infrastructure using a colorful web UI and the possibility of automation, versioning and replication.