Category: Terraform

Infrastructure as Code - Terraform

Tools for Testing Terraform Managed Code and Infrastructure

Infrastructure as code is the backbone of any cloud-based DevOps system or architecture. In the past, it was not uncommon for testing to be downplayed as unnecessary. Engineers may look at their work and feel there is no real need to test and push to production. However, in the long run, this is a mistake….

Automation - Editor's Pick - General - Infrastructure as Code - Kubernetes - Managed Cloud Services - Terraform

5 Infrastructure-related problems that most scale-ups have

Once your startup grows, it’s no longer a startup but a scale-up, and when that happens, a new set of challenges arises. This is a list of (some) common challenges scale-ups face when growing into a more mature business; the challenge now is not knowing what to do – but being consistently good at it….

Automation - DevOps - Infrastructure as Code - Packer - Terraform

Building and Running Custom AMIs on AWS Using Packer and Terraform

Introduction In this article we are going to talk about two open-source infrastructure-as-code tools that we use at Flugel. These tools are Packer, to build machine images for different platforms, and Terraform, to manage infrastructure resources.   By using the two in combination  it’s possible to create infrastructure-as-code solutions that automatically build and run custom…

Automation - Infrastructure as Code - Terraform

Moving to Terraform

Recently a development company approached us to help them with a Site running on AWS WebServices. This site in particular, is on a very popular CMS, using a LAMP stack together with RDS and ElasticCache, traffic varies quite a lot, specially when transmitting live events. Challenge and First Steps Our first challenge was to move…