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Why we use Terraform and not Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, or CloudFormation

Update: I took this blog post series, expanded it, and turned it into a book called Terraform: Up & Running!

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A Comprehensive Guide to Terraform

Update: I took this blog post series, expanded it, and turned it into a book called Terraform: Up & Running!

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Gruntwork Infrastructure Packages: world-class infrastructure, all of the control, none of the work

An Infrastructure Package is a reusable, battle-tested, documented, configurable, best-practices definition of a piece of infrastructure. We think it’s a better w...

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From Italy to Ireland

Last year was a bit crazy. I published a book; I started a company; Molly and I sold everything we owned and did a cross-country road trip, with stops at the Bonn...

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Why the Best Companies and Developers Give Away Almost Everything They Do

Why do so many software companies and developers give away so much of their work in the form of open source, writing, and speaking? Why would they invest thousand...

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Introducing Gruntwork: get up and running on AWS with DevOps best practices and world-class infrastructure in about 2 weeks

Building infrastructure for a software company is much harder than it should be. There are so many moving parts and so many concepts to learn. How do I build my c...

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Infrastructure as code: running microservices on AWS using Docker, Terraform, and ECS

Docker and Amazon ECS are a powerful combination. In previous posts, I showed how to use Docker to package your code and how to manually deploy Docker containers ...

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Agility Requires Safety

My second post on Y Combinator’s Macro Blog that discusses the safety mechanisms that make power agile software companies: Agility Requires Safety

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Splitting Up a Codebase into Microservices and Artifacts

I did a Q&A on the LinkedIn Engineering Blog on techniques for splitting up a codebase: Splitting Up a Codebase into Microservices and Artifacts

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Startup Ideas and Validation

Every startup begins with an idea. This is a talk I did as part of NerdWallet’s NerdTalks Series that discusses how to come up with startup ideas and validation t...

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