Terraform is an open-source infrastructure-as-code (IAC) tool used to build, manage, and deploy cloud resources. It allows users to define infrastructure configurations in a declarative manner, which enables them to manage complex cloud environments more efficiently. Terraform supports multiple cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Microsoft Azure, making it a popular choice for managing cloud resources.
In this tag, you’ll find useful insights I can share from building the Databricks Terraform provider that has over 1 million installations per month. You’ll find strategies and best practices for using Terraform to manage your cloud infrastructure. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced user, these resources will help you learn how to automate your infrastructure deployments, possibly avoiding pitfalls of writing your own specialized Terraform providers.