Yevgeniy Brikman

SE Radio 405: Yevgeniy Brikman on Infrastructure as Code Best Practices

Yevgeniy Brikman, author of Terraform: Up & Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code and co-founder of Gruntwork talks with host Robert Blumen about how to apply best practices from software engineering to the development of infrastructure as code, primarily with Terraform. The discussion covers similarities and differences between conventional software engineering and code-driven infrastructure; factoring code into modules; layering; terraform code organization for micro-services; releases and tagging; code reviews; unit testing infrastructure; deployment of infrastructure; ownership and code structure models; and open source and re-usable libraries.

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