On the Spinnaker Team at Intuit, we use Terraform to set up all of our long-lived cloud infrastructure, spanning more than 10 AWS accounts across multiple regions. The sections below exemplify the lessons we have learned along out Terraform journey.
(Note: We use Terraform for AWS only so the examples below are specific to AWS, even though the learnings could be applied to all cloud providers.)
Terraform is a very powerful tool that can automate the creation of numerous Cloud Infrastructure resources, however, there are also flaws. A major flaw we found in Terraform is that the state path gets…
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