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Terraform Best Practices Workshop materials

The goal of this workshop is to become familiar with some of the best practices using Terraform, discover existing solutions, Terraform modules, and tools.

This workshop is a practical hands-on addition to Terraform Best Practices guide, which has been created and provided by Anton Babenko. Some rights reserved.

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Attendee's checklist

  • Follow @antonbabenko on GitHub, Twitter, Linkedin.
  • Join chat room on Gitter during or before the workshop -
  • Install the latest version of Terraform 0.13.
  • Install the latest version of AWS CLI.
  • Make sure that you have a GitHub account created.
  • Mac, Linux or Windows - all is fine as long as you can use it. If you want, you can get a Linux box running using Vagrant+VirtualBox and install software from above on it.
  • Access credentials to manage resources in the workshop's AWS account will be provided at the beginning of it (if requested by attendees).

"Terraform AWS modules" workshop goal

Learn how to manage AWS infrastructure using existing building blocks - terraform-aws-modules.



Instructor's checklist

  • Verify access to a workshop AWS account (905033465232), S3 bucket for remote states (tfworkshop), DynamoDB table for locking (tfworkshop). Region - eu-west-1.
  • Before workshop - create IAM users and IAM group (developers) by running cd bootstrap-workshop && terraform init && terraform apply.
  • After workshop - remove all resources in the whole AWS account by running cd bootstrap-workshop && make aws-nuke-for-real or remove just IAM users and IAM group by running cd bootstrap-workshop && terraform init && terraform destroy.


This work licensed under Apache 2 License. See LICENSE for full details.