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Infrastructure as Code (IAC) Cookbook by Pierre Pomes, Stephane Jourdan

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What you need for this book

The essential requirement is a computer capable of running a Linux virtual machine and an Internet connection. The author's computers are laptops running Mac OS 10.11 and Fedora 25, with VirtualBox 5, but any other Linux distribution will work as well. Vagrant, Terraform, the Chef Development Kit, and Docker also work on the Windows platform, although this is untested by the authors.

As we're dealing with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) here, also required are valid accounts with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, Digital Ocean, Packet, Heroku, or an OpenStack deployment.

Through the various chapters of this book, we'll also use free Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) accounts such as GitHub, Travis CI, Docker Hub, ...

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