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Managing Infrastructure as Code with AWS CloudFormation

What does Infrastructure as Code (IaC) mean? How can we get started with this approach to managing infrastructure resources? Simply put, IaC is an approach to applying software engineering DevOps practices, such as version control, auditability, testing, and pipeline automation, to infrastructure resources. These days, the success of rapidly evolving application architectures largely depends on the stability and elasticity of the underlying infrastructure. Infrastructure can no longer be seen separately from code; rather, it is code. AWS offers several capabilities to support this approach. By leveraging services such as AWS CloudFormation, you can achieve the same level of automation ...

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