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Getting Started with Terraform - Second Edition by Kirill Shirinkin

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Collaborative Infrastructure

By this chapter, you've learned how to create and manage your infrastructure with Terraform. However, all the topics we have discussed apply only to a single-person operations department. If you are the only one using Terraform in your team, then you have all the knowledge already. Eventually, operations teams will reduce in size, and what required a dozen system admins in the past will require only a couple of them, the ones that are experienced in both operations and software development. Even then, it's not a single person, but at least a couple : having just one infrastructure engineer in a company is an example of a single point of failure.

And when you have multiple colleagues working on Terraform templates, ...

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