weekly.tf - Issue #98 - Terraform at Slack (!), CDK for Terraform with LocalStack, Karpenter, Trust but Verify IaC with DriftCtl, GCP modules structure, Automate Azure Infrastructure, Terraform Serverless Patterns
Archie Gunasekara describes in a good amount of detail how Slack deploys its infrastructure using Terraform. AB: I found the need for tools like Terraform Smart Planner very valuable for a wider audience because tracking changes across all the dependencies between stacks is a rather hard task to do at scale. terraform-diff mentioned in issue #91, can help with this problem in a way.
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Amir Lev describes the steps to deploy Karpenter (a node autoscaler developed by AWS) using Terraform and helm, and I will guide you through it step by step.
Josh Armitage explains why infrastructure drift undermines your initiatives and how to use infrastructure drift tooling to understand and improve IaC hygiene across your AWS organization. AB: Josh is using DriftCtl, Amazon EventBridge, and Grafana for this. Very nice!
JB says there are many ways to build cloud infrastructure, and then he describes some of them related to the GCP module structure. AB: 🇺🇦
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