The Beginner’s Guide to immutable infrastructure with Terraform and vRealize Automation

If you've been living under a rock for a while, you could be forgiven for not knowing about Terraform and how awesome it is. Today, Terraform is one of the hottest new tools in the Cloud Automation space. Terraform can allow you to manage infrastructure as code for nearly any cloud platform, such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, vRA, Kubernetes the list goes on. It's an easy to use tool that has tremendous potential for efficiency for anyone that deploys infrastructure using any popular cloud platform. In a few…

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The Beginner’s Guide to vRealize Automation Infrastructure As Code with vRealize Code Stream and ‘Houdini’

Many companies nowadays are getting serious about adopting the “Devops” mentality and treating anything IT Teams produce “as code”. For most people, that phrase in itself doesn’t mean much until they see a concrete use case that can really benefit from such a concept. If you use vRealize Automation as a Cloud Platform, you’ll come across some concepts that can fit the “code” mold. Let’s dive deeper into this use case. vRealize Automation creates a problem The problem comes along when you add a 2nd vRA instance into your environment,…

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