A List of Terraform Books

1492046906Terraform: Up & Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code by O’Reilly Media

B08H8XD9W4Terraform Cookbook: Efficiently define, launch, and manage Infrastructure as Code across various cloud platforms by Packt Publishing

1491924357Infrastructure as Code: Managing Servers in the Cloud by O’Reilly Media

1838642730Learning DevOps: The complete guide to accelerate collaboration with Jenkins, Kubernetes, Terraform and Azure DevOps by Packt Publishing

149205769XPython for DevOps: Learn Ruthlessly Effective Automation by O’Reilly Media

1491977086Terraform: Up and Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code by O’Reilly Media

B08FYSXCC2HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate Practice Test

B01MZYE7OYThe Terraform Book by Turnbull Press

B07V1JHDGSLunchtime Labs: Terraform with AWS: Streamline your infrastructure operations | Learn how to use the Terraform Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tool to manage AWS in a Lunchtime

B08HKNZKFQMaster Terraform – Infrastructure as Code Concepts: Complete Tutorials on Terraform  » Read more..

What is User Data in AWS or Terraform?

Problem scenario
You have heard about user data in AWS or Terraform. What is it?

Answer for AWS
Generally it is a customization that the account owner configured to apply to an EC-2 instance when it first launches. It is either a shell script or a cloud-init directive that is used when an EC-2 instance is launched (according to
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/user-data.html).

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A List of Python Books

1593279280Python Crash Course, 2nd Edition: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming by No Starch Press

1593279922Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, 2nd Edition: Practical Programming for Total Beginners by No Starch Press

1449355730Learning Python, 5th Edition by O’Reilly Media

0134692888Learn Python 3 The Hard Way (Zed Shaw’s Hard Way Series) by Addison-Wesley Professional

1491957662Python for Data Analysis: Data Wrangling with Pandas, NumPy,  » Read more..

How Do You Write a Terraform Module in AWS?

Problem scenario
You want to write a Terraform module in AWS. What do you do?

Solution
You will use the keyword “module” in a .tf file, and you will use either “terraform init” or “terraform get” to install the module. The directions below were adapted from https://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-create-a-terraform-module/.

Prerequisite
You need to have Terraform installed;

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