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Getting Started with Terraform - Second Edition by Kirill Shirinkin

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What this book covers

Chapter 1, Infrastructure Automation, covers infrastructure automation in general, why is it needed at all (with a list of the main reasons to do it) and which tools exist to solve this problem. By the end of this chapter you will know which problem Terraform solves and why it is the best tool for particular infrastructure automation tasks.

Chapter 2, Deploying First Server, walks through all the necessary steps to install Terraform, gives a short overview of AWS and EC2, and explain in detail how to create your very first EC2 instance with Terraform.

Chapter 3, Resource Dependencies and Modules, explains one of most important features of Terraform: dependency graph. You will figure out how dependencies work and see ...

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