Fundamentals Of Microsoft Azure

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You must then read your classmates’ responses. After you have read their responses, you must respond to TWO of your classmates by the last day of the academic week at 11:59 pm ET. These are called your PEER RESPONSES. Each Peer Response is worth 10 points and should be 100 words in length, which is equal to about 0.4 page of double-spaced writing in Arial, Calibri, or Times New Roman 12 point font in a Word document.

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Yaly Kpowoadan posted Jan 21, 2024 3:23 PM

Terraform is a powerful infrastructure as Code (IaC)  tool that allows you to define and provision infrastructure as Code. when working in an Azure environment, there are several scenarios in which you would benefit from using Terraform?

1- Infrastructure Provisioning: When setting up new Azure environments or deploying new resources such as virtual machines, databases, storage accounts, networking components, and more, Terraform can be used to define the infrastructure in code and provision it in a consistent and automated manner.

2- Resource Scaling:  As your application or workload demands change, you may need to scale your Azure resources up or down. Terraform can update the infrastructure code to reflect the required changes and then apply those changes to the Azure environment, ensuring consistent and predictable scaling.

3- Environment Standardization: Terraform allows you to define infrastructure configurations in a reusable and modular way, enabling you to standardize your Azure environments across development, testing, staging, and production. This ensures that each environment is consistent and replicable.

4- Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Terraform integrates well with CI/CD pipelines, allowing you to automate the deployment of infrastructure changes alongside application code changes. This enables you to achieve infrastructure and application deployment consistency and reliability.

5- Disaster Recovery: Terraform can be used to define and manage the infrastructure required for disaster recovery scenarios in Azure. By codifying the infrastructure configurations, you can quickly replicate and recover your Azure environment in the event of a disaster.

6- Compliance and Governance: Using Terraform,  you can define infrastructure configurations that adhere to organizational compliance and governance policies. This can help ensure that Azure resources are provisioned and managed in a compliant and secure manner.

References:

https:// learn, Microsoft.com>azure

https://www.liatrio.com>blog

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