Automating Infrastructure with Terraform

By the end of this training course, participants will have the skills and confidence to utilize Terraform for infrastructure provisioning.
Duration: 1 Day
Hours: 4 Hours
Training Level: All Level
Batch Ten
Friday, June 14, 2024
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Batch Eleven
Friday, July 26, 2024
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Batch Twelve
Monday, August 26, 2024
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Batch Thirteen
Monday, September 16, 2024
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Live Session
Single Attendee
$149.00 $249.00
Live Session
Recorded
Single Attendee
$199.00 $332.00
6 month Access for Recorded
Live+Recorded
Single Attendee
$249.00 $416.00
6 month Access for Recorded

About the Course:

In this course, you will be learning Terraform for infrastructure provisioning and management. Terraform is ranked as the third most demanded tool in the DevOps landscape, following Docker and Kubernetes.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has become a crucial practice in modern IT operations, enabling teams to automate infrastructure deployment and achieve scalability, consistency, and reproducibility. Terraform, a leading Infrastructure as Code tool, simplifies the process of managing infrastructure resources across various cloud platforms.

Throughout the course, participants will delve into the fundamentals of Terraform, learning its core concepts, syntax, and workflow. Hands-on exercises and real-world examples will be provided to ensure practical experience in writing Terraform configurations and deploying infrastructure resources.

By the end of this training course, participants will have the skills and confidence to utilize Terraform for infrastructure provisioning, effectively manage infrastructure resources, and adopt best practices for Infrastructure as Code in their organizations. Moreover, they will be equipped with the knowledge of a tool highly valued in the DevOps industry, solidifying their expertise and career prospects.

Course Objective:

  • Understand the benefits and principles of Infrastructure as Code (IaC).
  • Learn the fundamentals of Terraform, including its syntax and workflow.
  • Gain practical experience through hands-on exercises and real-world examples.
  • Explore the integration of Terraform with AWS and provision AWS resources.
  • Address advanced topics such as modules, remote state management, and best practices.
  • Manage the lifecycle of infrastructure resources and handle updates and modifications.
  • Foster collaboration and learn version control practices for Terraform.

Who is the Target Audience?

  • Anyone who is curious to learn and implement Infrastructure as Code using Terraform, regardless of their specific role or background
  • Developers, DevOps Engineers, System Administrators, Cloud Architects, IT Managers Team Leads, and everyone interested in learning IAC with Terraform

Basic Knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of Cloud Computing
  • Understanding the basics of version control, networking, cli
  • Familiarity with any text editor/IDE

Curriculum
Total Duration: 4 Hours
Introduction to Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and its benefits
Overview of Terraform and its key features
Installation and setup of Terraform
Creating your first Terraform configuration file (.tf file)
Understanding the basic structure of a Terraform configuration
Configuring Terraform providers and their importance.
Initializing a Terraform project and managing state files.
Terraform state management and remote backends.
Basic Terraform commands: init, plan, apply, and destroy.
Declaring resources in Terraform: providers, variables, and data sources.
Understanding resource blocks, arguments, and attributes.
Variable declaration and usage in Terraform.
Working with data sources and their importance.
Using outputs to capture and display values.
Terraform interpolation and functions.
Using modules for code reusability and organization.
Hands-on exercise: Provisioning an AWS EC2 instance using Terraform.
Provisioning compute resources on AWS with Terraform: EC2 instances, Auto Scaling groups.
Managing networking resources: VPC, subnets, security groups, and routing tables.
Configuring load balancers and target groups.
Provisioning storage resources: Amazon S3 buckets and EBS volumes.
Managing databases: RDS instances and DynamoDB tables.
Understanding Terraform state and remote state storage on AWS.
Collaborating with others using Terraform: version control and remote repositories.
Understanding and implementing Terraform provisioners.