This is a beginner-level course designed to introduce you to Terraform, the leading infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tool, within the context of AWS security. This comprehensive course equips you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to deploy and manage secure infrastructure on the AWS cloud platform.
You will gain a solid foundation in IaC principles and understand how Terraform revolutionizes infrastructure provisioning and management. Explore the benefits of IaC and discover how Terraform simplifies and streamlines the process of creating and maintaining infrastructure. In addition, learn about key features of Terraform that make it a preferred choice for infrastructure automation.
Discover the basic Terraform commands and gain hands-on experience through our interactive lab, where you'll install Terraform and execute essential commands. Here, you’ll explore the process of defining infrastructure with Terraform, including resource dependencies and ordering. Through practical labs, gain hands-on experience in creating AWS EC2 instances using Terraform. Understand the power of variable interpolation and functions in customizing your infrastructure deployments, and reinforce your skills through dedicated lab exercises.
By the end of this course, you'll be equipped with the skills necessary to confidently deploy and manage infrastructure-as-code solutions on the AWS platform.
Terraform Providers & Resources
Introduction to Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Terraform
What is IaC?
Benefits of Infrastructure as Code
What is Terraform?
Key features of Terraform
Getting started with Terraform
Basic Terraform commands
Other Important Commands
Terraform configuration files
Types of configuration files
Basics of Providers
Basics of Resources
Creating and managing infrastructure with Terraform
Basics of HCL Syntax
Defining infrastructure with Terraform
Working with Variables
Conclusion and next steps
Key Terraform concepts
Next steps for learning Terraform