Infrastructure as Code

The very nature of the cloud materially separates the cloud user and the resources they are provisioning and consuming. This eliminates the possibility of being able to physically troubleshoot non-performant or failed devices. This necessitates the digitization of all functionality that was done by walking to resources and interacting with them. This is certainly not the sole reason, but it was a leading design imperative in the nascent days of the cloud. CSPs have built their platforms from the ground up with APIs. Each service and feature can be utilized, configured, consumed, or otherwise interacted with programmatically through a set of defined APIs. The syntax, descriptions, command-line interfaces (CLIs), and ...

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