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Terraform is one of the hottest cloud technologies right now and epitomises what infrastructure as code is. For our latest meetup, Nic Jackson from Hashicorp, will be joining us to talk about Terraform and everything you need to know to manage your infrastructure in production.
18:15: Doors open & Registration.
18:30 - 18:40: Introduction by Nic Jackson.
18:45 - 19:15: Dennis McCarthy - Getting started with Terraform:
A quick and simple demo of how to get started with Terraform to build a simple VM in EC2.
19:20 - 20:00: Nic Jackson - Terraform Next Steps.
In this talk, we will go beyond the basic concepts and look at some of Terraform`s features which help you develop maintainable and reusable code and also help with managing production resources. We take a deep dive into modules, remote state, workspaces and a simple workflow for running Terraform in your CI environment. By the end of this talk, you will have a good understanding of the requirements for operating your production infrastructure with Terraform.
20:05: Closing comments.
The Code Node have a bar on-site so stick around after the talks for a chat.
Nic Jackson is a developer advocate at HashiCorp and the author of “Building Microservices in Go” a book which examines the best patterns and practices for building microservices with the Go programming language. Additionally, Nic is writing “Vault in Action” with his co-author Anubhav Mishra, a book which discusses operational and application security using the popular open source HashiCorp Vault, due to be published summer 2019.
Dennis McCarthy is a Certified Red Hat RHCE and AWS Solutions Architect Associate working as a contract Linux Engineer for large multi-national banks and financial institutions specialising in configuration management solutions, automation and server security. He also hosts two free udemy course on puppet & Infrastructure as Code, and has co-authored "Automation with Puppet 5" with his friend and colleague Yogesh Raheja.