Terraform on Azure Government

Steve Michelotti

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti, Principal Program Manager talks with Kevin Mack, Cloud Solution Architect, supporting State and Local Government at Microsoft, about Terraform on Azure Government. Kevin begins by describing what Terraform is, as well as explaining advantages of using Terraform over Azure Resource Manager (ARM), including the ability to do “what if” scenarios with Terraform’s plan feature. Kevin discusses the simplified syntax of Terraform and the features of multiple cloud providers. Kevin shows multiple demos of Terraform starting with a simple example provisioning Azure Storage, followed by a more complex example provisioning a variety of resources including higher-level PaaS services. If you’re responsible for automated the infrastructure for your government agency, this video on Terraform on Azure Government is for you!

Terraform on Azure Government (video)


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  • Shannon Holck 0

    What is the relationship / difference between using Terraform and Azure Blueprints? Can you use them together? Where would I use one versus the other?

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